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Clean air

Last updated: 22 February 2023
Reporting frequency: Quarterly
Portfolio: Air quality, transport and urban development

We are regulating and supporting initiatives to ensure air quality improves and does not impact on the wellbeing of communities. This includes working to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases and other pollutants from our region’s transport network and urban environments.

This work includes:

How are we tracking on our Levels of Service?

Level of Service 28: Support communities across Canterbury to improve air quality performance measures.

To achieve this level of service we will:

  • 28.1 Provide up-to-date information, advice, tools and resources which enable the community to understand air quality issues and take action
  • 28.2 Provide air quality monitoring and investigation services
  • 28.3 Provide assistance to low-income households in Clean Air Zones with expiring burners to transition to cleaner forms of home heating.

How are we doing: Our website provides real-time air quality monitoring data.

On track

How are we doing on key initiatives?

Clean Air Winter Work Programme

How are we doing: The team will be focusing on expiring burners in Greater Christchurch and preparing for implementing the winter work programme.

On track

Recent highlights and updates


by Kaikōura zone delivery lead Kevin Heays

Read Kaikōura zone delivery lead Kevin Heays' latest update, where he discusses recycling on farms and winter burning rules.

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