Nearly twice the number of vector-borne diseases notifications were made in 2014 (320 cases) compared to 2013 (167 cases). Read more about vector-borne diseases by downloading the factsheet.
In 2014, the number of dengue fever notifications increased by over two thirds compared to 2013. Malaria notifications was almost one third fewer.
Professor Allan Smith will present a one-day course on Applied Environmental Epidemiology on Thursday 15 October 2015, at CPHR, Massey University, Wellington.
Over 150,000 New Zealanders were exposed to second-hand smoke in their home in 2012/13 - a large drop since 2006/07. Read our latest statistics on second-hand smoke exposure.
Our new factsheet on livestock shows an increase in dairy cattle numbers over the last few years, especially in Waikato, Canterbury and Southland. Read more about livestock numbers.
We have released a new factsheet on meningococcal disease, which shows a drop to 46 cases of meningococcal disease in 2014.
We have recently released our 8th EHI newsletter. To find out about our recent work on 1080, emergency water supplies and more visit our newsletter page.
We have released a National Hazardous Substances and Lead Notification report for 2013. Read the report here.
We co-authored a GNS science report regarding the potential for water bores in Lower Hutt for emergency water supplies. Read the report here.
New access to safe drinking water factsheet released.