NES Air Quality Exceedances 2022
In accordance with Regulation 16 of the Resource Management Act (National Environmental Standards for Air Quality) Regulations 2004, referred to as the NES, Marlborough District Council gives notice that the NES for PM10 has been breached in the Blenheim airshed in 2022.
Date of Exceedance
Location of Exceedance
PM10 (µg m-3)
The Marlborough District Council monitors PM10 concentrations relative to the NES at an air monitoring site in Redwoodtown.
The NES for PM10 allows the threshold of 50 µg m-3 to be exceeded on no more than 1 day per 12 month period. The last exceedance in Blenheim for 2021 occurred on 4 August 2021. The NES has been breached on one occasion in Blenheim for 2022.