The history of asbestos in New Zealand

The history of asbestos in New Zealand

Asbestos has made its mark in New Zealand - and not for the best of reasons. Find out the history of asbestos in Aotearoa right here.

What's with Donald Trump and asbestos?

What's with Donald Trump and asbestos?

In a bizarre development, a Russian asbestos producer plastered Donald Trump’s face over their products. What’s the story behind this bizarre development?

The different types of asbetsos

The different types of asbetsos

All asbestos is bad, but is there one that’s the worst? Learn here about the different types of asbestos and what they could mean for your health.

The truth about asbestos vinyl flooring

The truth about asbestos vinyl flooring

Vinyl flooring is a popular floor covering in many NZ homes - unfortunately, asbestos often lurks. What can you do if you find out you have asbestos vinyl flooring?

Asbestos and its use over the centuries

Asbestos and its use over the centuries

Asbestos has now been discovered to be a life threatening material which is not commonly used today. Find out the timeline of asbestos’ use in our latest article.

Can I remove asbestos myself?

Can I remove asbestos myself?

Asbestos is difficult to remove safely without the knowledge and experience to do so. So is it possible to remove yourself?

How Can I Dispose of Asbestos Safely?

How Can I Dispose of Asbestos Safely?

Asbestos requires specific and safe disposal to prevent fibres being released into the air. We discuss all the rules and regulations around safe asbestos disposal.

Asbestos is nasty, but do you know why?

Asbestos is nasty, but do you know why?

You can't see it, smell it or taste it, but asbestos is a dangerous material. Make sure you know all about it so you won't have to suffer the consequences.