The pressures on New Zealand's air

This section reports on the pressures on New Zealand’s air quality. It describes the significant human activities and natural factors that may cause, or have the potential to cause, changes in air quality.

In this section

  • This page reports on how on-road vehicle transport emissions affect our air quality (excluding off-road transport emissions such as shipping, rail, aviation, and farm and construction vehicles).
  • This page reports on how home heating emissions affect our air quality.
  • This page reports on how natural sources of pollutants affect our air quality.
  • This page reports on other pressures that affect our air quality, for which we only have limited information. This includes emissions from fuel used off road, industry emissions, primary sector emissions, and weather conditions.