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Welcome to the NZ Novachem Agrichemical website.

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This website is a subscriber only site which provides instant access to a comprehensive, up-to-date database of agrichemicals that are available for use in New Zealand. It does not include home or garden formulations, veterinary chemicals, fertilisers or timber treatment products.

Products are cross referenced by trade names, active ingredients, chemical groups and genre. Our search facility lets you select individual crops, weeds or pests to find the relevant product. Where available each product has the relevant Safety Data Sheet (SDS), Haznote and Label in PDF format which can be downloaded, printed or emailed.

All this information is also available in printed form in the 888 page 2016/2017 manual for NZ$155.00 plus GST. Subscribers to this manual automatically receive a twelve month subscription to this website. For those who would prefer to subscribe to the website only they can do so for NZ$125.00 plus GST per annum.  The 2016/2017 manual has over 200 product listing changes since the last edition.

The website also includes the latest news and information from the agrichemical industry as well as a comprehensive advisory section.

News Feed


New higher label use rate recommendation for Firebird herbicide

Last spring Firebird received a new higher dose registration resulting in a recommended application rate of between 300 and 500 ml per ha in wheat and barley. More


Best kale ever after Exirel application.

A single application of insecticide led to the best kale crops produced on the property of Wade Macnicol, of Roxburgh, this season. More


Dow AgroSciences rolls out "the perfect all-rounder."

Wild oats and fumitory - not to mention several other grass and broadleaf weeds - have met their match in wheat and triticale this season with the launch of Rexade from Dow AgroSciences. More

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