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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

DateConcentration µg/m3
Thursday 29 July73
Tuesday 20 July76.4
Monday 5 July75.8
Sunday 20 June55.9
Saturday 19 June57.8
Friday 18 June54.2
Saturday 12 June52
Friday 11 June56.4
Friday 4 June65.5
Thursday 3 June60.23
Wednesday 2 June54
29 May 202154.8

Previous year

Date Concentration µg/m3

Saturday, 23 May 2020

52.5

Saturday, 30 May 2020

50.4

Sunday, 31 May 2020

54.4

Thursday, 11 June 2020

65.0

Sunday, 5 July 2020

54.3

Sunday, 12 July 2020

55.7

Sunday, 26 July 2020

59.7

Tuesday, 28 July 2020

54.6

Wednesday, 29 July 2020

53.4

Friday, 31 July 2020

85.3

Tuesday, 4 August 2020

73.3

Wednesday, 5 August 2020

64.1

Thursday, 6 August 2020

55.6

Friday, 7 August 2020

62.7

Saturday, 8 August 2020

52.1

Friday, 14 August 2020

53.9

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.