Assessment of Public Health Risk from the Remediation of the former Fruitgrowers Chemical Company site, Mapua, Nelson

Published online: 
02 March 2010


This report contains the results of the investigation into possible public health effects resulting from the Mapua contaminated site remediation.

The report was written by the Nelson Marlborough District Health Board phs following a request by the Ministry.

The report assesses the public health risks relating to remediation activities of contaminated soil from a former chemical plant at Mapua.

There are four appendices that give more detail of specific health risks, advice and modelling which informed the report. There is also the expert advice from the Organochlorines Technical Advisory Group (OTAG) on the key recommendations to the Ministry in the report.

Publishing information

  • Date of publication:
    02 March 2010
  • Ordering information:
    Only soft copy available to download
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