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Air quality exceedence

Gisborne District Council measures and monitors air quality under the Resource Management (National Environmental Standards for Air Quality) Regulations, and we're required to notify any breaches of those standards.

Our monitoring equipment that measures particulate matter (PM10) levels is located at Gisborne Boys' High School.

The National Environmental Standard for PM10 concentration for a 24 hour average is 50 µg/m3.

Recent air quality exceedance in Gisborne

Date Concentration µg/m3Date Concentration µg/m3
24 May7423 May61.4

Previous year

Date Concentration µg/m3

Saturday, 29 May 2021

54.8

Wednesday, 2 June 2021

54

Thursday, 3 June 2021

60.23

Friday, 4 June 2021

65.5

Friday, 11 June 2021

56.4

Saturday, 12 June 2021

52

Friday, 18 June 2021

54.2

Saturday, 19 June 2021

57.8

Sunday, 20 June 2021

55.9

Monday, 5 July 2021

75.8

Tuesday, 20 July 2021

76.4

Thursday, 29 July 2021

73

Friday, 30 July 2021

65.6

Saturday, 31 July 2021

65.9

Sunday, 1 August 2021

65.8

Monday, 2 August 2021

54.7

Tuesday, 3 August 2021

53.1

Thursday, 5 August 2021

68.5

Tuesday, 10 August 2021

55.1

A combination of cold weather, low wind conditions, domestic woodburners and emissions from transport sources contribute to any breaches.

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

A combination of cold weather, low wind conditions, domestic woodburners and emissions from transport sources contribute to any breaches.

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