Bay of Plenty Regional Council manages the region's air resource so we can ensure the maintenance and/or enhancement of air quality, while taking into account the needs of both present and future generations.

We work with the Bay of Plenty community to ensure that the region's air is clean. You may need resource consent to carry out some activities that could affect the region's air quality.

Air quality

Bay of Plenty Regional Council must report any breach of the ambient air quality standards. This is ...

Air monitoring

We carry out environmental monitoring to meet the responsibilities of the Resource Management Act.


National Environmental Standards were introduced in New Zealand in 2004 for air quality and it is ou...

Clean air Rotorua

Rotorua has the worst winter air quality of any airshed in the North Island. The air quality in Roto...