• NEW ZEALAND AIR QUALITY
    CONSULTANCY

    NZ Air
    NZ Air is an air quality consultancy specialising in expert evidence, air discharge consent applications, odour assessments, nuisance dust assessments, air quality monitoring and air dispersion modelling.

Expert Evidence

  • Industry - Undertaking assessments of environmental effects from proposed activities and presenting expert evidence in support of air discharge consent applications.  

  • Regional/District Councils - Independent air quality expert available to support reporting officers in writing the Section 42a reports and attend resource consent hearings on behalf of regional or district councils.

  • Submitters – Critically review air discharge consent applications and provide expert evidence for submitters opposing notified air discharge consent applications.

AIR DISCHARGE CONSENT APPLICATION

NZ Air can facilitate the whole consenting process from concept to consent. Including:
  • Advice on which regional plan/district plan objectives, policies and rules apply to your proposed activity.
  • Preparing an Assessment of Environmental Effects (AEE) for your proposed air discharges.
  • Prepare and lodge an application for your air discharge consent.
  • Assistance in liaising with potentially affected parties and regional/district councils.
  • Facilitate the renewal of your air discharge consent.

AIR DISPERSION MODELLING

Air dispersion modelling using specialist models such as:
  • AERMOD
  • CALPUFF
  • TAPM
  • AUSplume
NZ Air can provide screening level assessments, detailed design advice and undertake complex air dispersion modelling incorporating multiple sources and variable emission rates.

AIR QUALITY MONITORING

NZ Air can design and implement a range of air quality monitoring programs to suit client requirements, such as:
  • TSP, PM10 and PM2.5 ambient monitoring.
  • Odour sampling.
  • Ambient monitoring for products of combustion (NO2, CO, SO2, etc).

ODOUR AND DUST ASSESSMENTS

  • Odour assessments from chicken farms, piggeries, waste water treatment plants, abattoirs, food preparation/cooking, etc.
  • Odour and dust management plans.
  • Nuisance dust assessments from land developments, quarries, milling operations, fertiliser plants, etc.

NZ AIR IS AN AIR QUALITY CONSULTANCY specialising IN

  • Expert evidence
  • Air discharge consent applications
  • Odour assessments
  • Nuisance dust assessments
  • Air quality monitoring
  • Dispersion modelling