• “Who knew that chimney smoke is really just firewood that hasn't burned completely. What a waste.”

  • “The truth is, except for brief periods, no smoke should be visible from your chimney, just a heat haze.”

  • “I thought chimney smoke was a sign your fire was going. It's actually a sign of wasted heat.”

  • “The truth is, except for brief periods, no smoke should be visible from your chimney, just a heat haze.”

The Air Pollution Story

A short tale about air pollution in Canterbury

PM10 Alerts

Check the PM10 levels in your town

  • ECan Website
  • Ashburton District Council Website
  • Christchurch City Council Website
  • Timaru District Council Website
  • Waimakariri District Council Website