Bay of Plenty Regional Council must report any breach of the ambient air quality standards. This is required under the Resource Management (National Environmental Standards for Air Quality) Regulations 2004.

The National Environment Standard for 24-hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

The National Environmental Standard for 1-hour SO2 is 350 µg/m3 (9 allowed per year) and 570 µg/m3 (0 allowed per year).

Disclaimer: The information on this page could be subject to change due to quality assurance processing.

For data older than three years please contact us.

September 2019

Mt Maunganui

PM10 concentration exceeded the standard at Mount Maunganui. The National Environmental Standard for 24 hour average PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

Location Date Concentration
Railyard South, Mount Maunganui 23 September 2019 64 µg/m3

Sulphur dioxide concentration did not exceed the standard at Mount Maunganui during September 2019. The National Environmental Standards for 1 hour average sulphur dioxide are 350 & 570 µg/m3.

Rotorua

PM10 concentration did not exceed the standard in the Rotorua airshed during September 2019. The National Environmental Standard for 24 hour average PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

August 2019

Mt Maunganui

PM10 concentration exceeded the standard at Mount Maunganui. The National Environmental Standard for 24 hour average PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

Location Date Concentration
Railyard South, Mount Maunganui 27 August 2019 56 µg/m3
Railyard South, Mount Maunganui 28 August 2019 51 µg/m3

Sulphur dioxide concentration did not exceed the standard at Mount Maunganui during August 2019. The National Environmental Standards for 1 hour average sulphur dioxide are 350 & 570 µg/m3.

Rotorua

PM10 concentration did not exceed the standard in the Rotorua airshed during August 2019. The National Environmental Standard for 24 hour average PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

July 2019

Mt Maunganui

PM10 concentration did not exceed the standard at Mount Maunganui during July 2019. The National Environmental Standard for 24 hour average PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

Sulphur dioxide concentration did not exceed the standards at Mount Maunganui during July 2019. The National Environmental Standards for 1 hour average sulphur dioxide are 350 & 570 µg/m3.

Rotorua

PM10 concentration did not exceed the standard in the Rotorua airshed during July 2019. The National Environmental Standard for 24 hour average PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

June 2019

Mt Maunganui

PM10 concentration did not exceed the standard at Mount Maunganui during June 2019. The National Environmental Standard for 24 hour average PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

Sulphur dioxide concentration did not exceed the standards at Mount Maunganui during June 2019. The National Environmental Standards for 1 hour average sulphur dioxide are 350 & 570 µg/m3.

Rotorua

PM10 concentration exceeded the standard in the Rotorua airshed during June 2019. The National Environmental Standard for 24 hour average PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

Location Date Concentration
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 27 June 2019 59 µg/m3
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 28 June 2019 79 µg/m3
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 29 June 2019 73 µg/m3
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 30 June 2019 75 µg/m3

May 2019

Mt Maunganui

PM10 concentration did not exceed the standard at Mount Maunganui during May 2019. The National Environmental Standard for 24 hour average PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

Sulphur dioxide concentration did not exceed the standards at Mount Maunganui during May 2019. The National Environmental Standards for 1 hour average sulphur dioxide are 350 & 570 µg/m3.

Rotorua

PM10 concentration did not exceed the standard in the Rotorua airshed during May 2019. The National Environmental Standard for 24 hour average PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

April 2019

Mt Maunganui

PM10 concentration did not exceed the standard at Mount Maunganui during April 2019. The National Environmental Standard for 24 hour average PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

Sulphur dioxide concentration did not exceed the standards at Mount Maunganui during April 2019. The National Environmental Standards for 1 hour average sulphur dioxide are 350 & 570 µg/m3.

Rotorua

PM10 concentration did not exceed the standard in the Rotorua airshed during April 2019. The National Environmental Standard for 24 hour average PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

March 2019

Mt Maunganui

PM10 concentration exceeded the standard at Mount Maunganui. The National Environmental Standard for 24 hour average PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

Location

Date

Concentration

Railyard South, Mount Maunganui

5 March 2019

62 µg/m3

Sulphur dioxide concentration did not exceed the standard at Mount Maunganui during March 2019. The National Environmental Standards for 1 hour average sulphur dioxide are 350 & 570 µg/m3.

Rotorua

PM10 concentration did not exceed the standard in the Rotorua airshed during March 2019. The National Environmental Standard for 24 hour average PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

February 2019

Mt Maunganui

PM10 concentration exceeded the standard at Mount Maunganui. The National Environmental Standard for 24 hour average PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

Location

Date

Concentration

De Havilland Way, Mount Maunganui

1 February 2019

59 µg/m3

Railyard South, Mount Maunganui

5 February 2019

70 µg/m3

Sulphur dioxide concentration did not exceed the standard at Mount Maunganui during February 2019. The National Environmental Standards for 1 hour average sulphur dioxide are 350 & 570 µg/m3.

Rotorua

PM10 concentration did not exceed the standard in the Rotorua airshed during February 2019. The National Environmental Standard for 24 hour average PM10 is µg/m3.

January 2019

Mt Maunganui

PM10 concentration exceeded the standard at Mount Maunganui. The National Environmental Standard for 24 hour average PM10 is µg/m3.

Location

Date

Concentration

De Havilland Way, Mount Maunganui

5 January 2019

63 µg/m3

Sulphur dioxide concentration exceeded the 350 & 570 µg/m3 standards at Mount Maunganui. The National Environmental Standards for 1 hour average sulphur dioxide are 350 & 570 µg/m3.

Location

Date/Time

Concentration

Rata Street, Mount Maunganui

22 January 2019 to 13:00

364 µg/m3

Rata Street, Mount Maunganui

24 January 2019 to 13:00

575 µg/m3

Rata Street, Mount Maunganui

28 January 2019 to 13:00

358 µg/m3

Rata Street, Mount Maunganui

28 January 2019 to 15:00

352 µg/m3

Rotorua

PM10 concentration did not exceed the standard in the Rotorua airshed during January 2019. The National Environmental Standard for 24 hour average PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

December 2018

Mount Maunganui

PM10 concentration exceeded the standard at Mount Maunganui. The National Environmental Standard for 24 hour average PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

Location

Date

Concentration

Whareroa Marae, Mount Maunganui

11 December 2018

55 µg/m3

Whareroa Marae, Mount Maunganui

17 December 2018

62 µg/m3

Sulphur dioxide concentration did not exceed the standard at Mount Maunganui during December 2018. The National Environmental Standards for 1 hour average sulphur dioxide are 350 & 570 µg/m3.

Rotorua

PM10 concentration did not exceed the standard in the Rotorua airshed during December 2018. The National Environmental Standard for 24 hour average PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

November 2018

Mount Maunganui

PM10 concentration exceeded the standard at Mount Maunganui. The National Environmental Standard for 24 hour average PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

Location

Date

Concentration

Whareroa Marae, Mount Maunganui

9 November 2018

57 µg/m3

Sulphur dioxide concentration did not exceed the standard at Mount Maunganui during November 2018. The National Environmental Standards for 1 hour average sulphur dioxide are 350 & 570 µg/m3.

Rotorua

PM10 concentration did not exceed the standard in the Rotorua airshed during November 2018. The National Environmental Standard for 24 hour average PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

October 2018

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration did not exceed the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during October 2018. The National Environmental Standard for 24-hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

September 2018

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration did not exceed the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during September 2018. The National Environmental Standard for 24-hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

August 2018

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration did not exceed the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during August 2018. The National Environmental Standard for 24-hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

July 2018

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration has exceeded the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during July 2018. The National Environmental Standard for 24 hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

Location Date Concentration
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 31 July 2018 53 µg/m3

June 2018

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration has exceeded the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during June 2018. The National Environmental Standard for 24 hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

Location Date Concentration
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 1 June 2018 60 µg/m3
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 10 June 2018 66 µg/m3

May 2018

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration did not exceed the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during May 2018. The National Environmental Standard for 24-hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

April 2018

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration did not exceed the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during April 2018. The National Environmental Standard for 24-hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3

March 2018

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration did not exceed the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during March 2018. The National Environmental Standard for 24-hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

February 2018

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration has exceeded the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during February 2018. The National Environmental Standard for 24 hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

Location Date Concentration
Moses Rd, Rotorua 1 February 2018 70 µg/m3

January 2018

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration has exceeded the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during January 2018. The National Environmental Standard for 24 hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

Location Date Concentration
Moses Rd, Rotorua 17 January 2018 51 µg/m3
Moses Rd, Rotorua 30 January 2018 52 µg/m3

December 2017

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration did not exceed the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during December 2017. The National Environmental Standard for 24-hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

November 2017

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration did not exceed the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during November 2017. The National Environmental Standard for 24-hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

October 2017

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration did not exceed the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during October 2017. The National Environmental Standard for 24-hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

September 2017

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration did not exceed the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during September 2017. The National Environmental Standard for 24-hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

August 2017

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration has exceeded the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during August 2017. The National Environmental Standard for 24-hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

Location Date Concentration
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 1 August 2017 54 µg/m3

July 2017

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration has exceeded the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during July 2017. The National Environmental Standard for 24 hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

Location Date Concentration
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 6 July 2017 51 µg/m3
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 16 July 2017 55 µg/m3
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 17 July 2017 51 µg/m3
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 31 July 2017 67 µg/m3

June 2017

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration has exceeded the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during June 2017. The National Environmental Standard for 24 hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

Location Date Concentration
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 5 June 2017 54 µg/m3
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 20 June 2017 55 µg/m3
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 28 June 2017 73 µg/m3
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 29 June 2017 59 µg/m3
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 30 June 2017 88 µg/m3

May 2017

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration has exceeded the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during May 2017. The National Environmental Standard for 24 hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

Location Date Concentration
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 22 May 2017 53 µg/m3
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 23 May 2017 65 µg/m3
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 26 May 2017 52 µg/m3

April 2017

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration did not exceed the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during April 2017. The National Environmental Standard for 24-hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

March 2017

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration did not exceed the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during March 2017. The National Environmental Standard for 24-hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

February 2017

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration did not exceed the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during February 2017. The National Environmental Standard for 24-hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

January 2017

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration did not exceed the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during January 2017. The National Environmental Standard for 24-hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

December 2016

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration did not exceed the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during December 2016. The National Environmental Standard for 24-hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

November 2016

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration did not exceed the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during November 2016. The National Environmental Standard for 24-hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

October 2016

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration did not exceed the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during October 2016. The National Environmental Standard for 24-hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

September 2016

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration did not exceed the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during September 2016. The National Environmental Standard for 24-hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

August 2016

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration has not exceeded the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during August 2016. The National Environmental Standard for 24-hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

July 2016

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration has exceeded the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during July 2016. The National Environmental Standard for 24 hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

Location Date Concentration
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 13 July 2016 56 µg/m3
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 22 July 2016 56 µg/m3
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 27 July 2016 55 µg/m3

May 2016

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration has not exceeded the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during May 2016. The National Environmental Standard for 24-hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3

April 2016

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration has not exceeded the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during April 2016. The National Environmental Standard for 24-hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

March 2016

Sulphur dioxide (SO2) concentration has exceeded the standard in the Regionwide Airshed during March 2016. The National Environmental Standard for 1-hour SO2 is 570µg/m³.

Location Date Concentration
Taiaho Place, Mount Maunganui 5 March 2016 751 µg/m3

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration has not exceeded the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during March 2016. The National Environmental Standard for 24-hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

February 2016

Sulphur dioxide (SO2) concentration has exceeded the standard in the Regionwide Airshed during February 2016. The National Environmental Standard for 1-hour SO2 is 570 µg/m³.

Location Date Concentration
Taiaho Place, Mount Maunganui 7 February 2016 628 µg/m3

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration has not exceeded the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during February 2016. The National Environmental Standard for 24-hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

January 2016

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration has not exceeded the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during January 2016. The National Environmental Standard for 24-hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

December 2015

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration has not exceeded the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during December 2015. The National Environmental Standard for 24-hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

November 2015

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration has not exceeded the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during November 2015. The National Environmental Standard for 24-hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

October 2015

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration has not exceeded the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during October 2015. The National Environmental Standard for 24-hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

September 2015

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration has not exceeded the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during September 2015. The National Environmental Standard for 24-hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

August 2015

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration has not exceeded the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during August 2015. The National Environmental Standard for 24-hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

July 2015

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration has exceeded the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during July 2015. The National Environmental Standard for 24 hour PM10 is 50 µg/m3.

Location Date Concentration
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 02 July 2015 62 µg/m3
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 13 July 2015 56 µg/m3
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 14 July 2015 72 µg/m3
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 25 July 2015 72 µg/m3
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 26 July 2015 54 µg/m3