Airsheds that exceeded PM10 national standard in New Zealand

By number of days exceeding standard, 2006–2012, number of airsheds


An airshed is a geographic area used for measuring air quality standards.


Detailed definitions can be found here:

Data provided by

Ministry for the Environment

Dataset name

Environmental Reporting: Air Domain Report 2014


How to find the data

At URL provided, download 'Excel files'

Import & extraction details

File as imported: Environmental Reporting: Air Domain Report 2014

From the dataset Environmental Reporting: Air Domain Report 2014, this data was extracted:

  • Sheet: Table 8
  • Range: C10:I14
  • Provided: 35 data points

This data forms the table Environment - Airsheds that exceeded the PM10 national standard on 2+ days a year 2006–2012.

Dataset originally released on:

May 16, 2014

Purpose of collection

The Ministry for the Environment and Statistics New Zealand commissioned NIWA to produce a report that provides information for New Zealand’s Environmental Reporting Series: 2014 Air domain report. This report provides the methodology and results for the national air domain indicators – on-road vehicle emissions, annual average PM10, and health impacts due to exposure to PM10. It also includes information on natural sources of pollutants, and the influence of meteorological conditions on air quality.