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The graph below shows that in Hamilton around 70 percent of particles in the air come from home fires with outdoor rubbish burning and motor vehicles each contributing just over 10 percent. In Taupo, Tokoroa, Turangi, Ngaruawahia and Matamata domestic fires contribute around 90 percent of the particles. In Te Kuiti, Putaruru, Waihi and Te Awamutu the contribution of domestic fires is less, at around 60 to 70, with industry contributing around 20-40 percent.
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Fax (07) 859 0998 Freephone 0800 800 401