Air quality

This article is from the Ministry of Health website. Management of air quality in New Zealand is undertaken to protect communities and the environment from the adverse effects of air pollution. The primary focus is on the impacts of air contaminants on human health such as PM10 (particles less than 10 microns in diameter), PM2.5, […]

NZ’s hidden health threat: poor indoor air quality

This article originally appeared on the NZ Herald on 22 Oct, 2018. Growing evidence that the air we breathe in our homes, schools and offices is an overlooked but potentially huge health threat has prompted calls for new standards. A major report published by the Government last week found our greatest exposure to outdoor air […]