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 SO 2 is 570 µg/m3.

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

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November 2018

Particulate matter (PM10) concentration did not exceed the standard in the Rotorua Airshed during November 2018. The National Environmental Standard for 24-hour 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 µ g/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 µ g/m3
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 10 June 2018 66 µ g/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 µ g/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 µ g/m3
Moses Rd, Rotorua 30 January 2018 52 µ g/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 µ g/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 µ g/m3
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 20 June 2017 55 µ g/m3
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 28 June 2017 73 µ g/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 µ g/m3
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 23 May 2017 65 µ g/m3
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 26 May 2017 52 µ g/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 µ g/m3
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 22 July 2016 56 µ g/m3
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 27 July 2016 55 µ g/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 µ g/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 570µg/m³.

Location Date Concentration
Taiaho Place, Mount Maunganui 7 February 2016 628 µ g/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 µ g/m3
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 13 July 2015 56 µ g/m3
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 14 July 2015 72 µ g/m3
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 25 July 2015 72 µ g/m3
Edmund Rd, Rotorua 26 July 2015 54 µ g/m3