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River levels and flow - latest reading

While most of the monitoring sites record data every 5 minutes, data is only retrieved from the monitoring sites every 30 minutes. Although the website is updated every 15 minutes, the data displayed on the website may not change as it has not yet been retrieved from the monitoring site.

PLEASE NOTE: The information on this table is provisional. For more detailed information contact Waikato Regional Council. Data is at NZ Standard Time (no allowance is made for daylight saving).

 

Some useful links to further information:    

  • Rainfall and river level information collected by the Waikato Regional Council are published on our website and are also available through our 0832 Infolines.
  • Lake level information for the Waikato River hydro-electric scheme (including Lake Taupo) is available from Mighty River Power.
  • Rainfall, lake and river level information for the Tongariro Power Scheme is available from Genesis Energy.
  • Current weather conditions, weather forecasts and severe weather bulletins are available from the MetService.
  • Tidal forecasts are available from NIWA.
  • Civil defence information is available from the Waikato CDEM Group or the Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management.
  • Information on other geological hazards (e.g. earthquakes, volcanos, landslides and tsunamis) is available from Geonet.  
River name at location name Date and time 1 of latest data Level
(m)
Flow
(m3/sec)
Rise or fall (-) rate for the last hour (m/h) Above or below (-) early warning flood level (m)
Awakino

Rauroa Farm Bridge on Awakino

03/12/16
09:40
0.880 7.8 -0.002 -1.020
Control Structure

Whangamarino Control Structure on the Waikato River

03/12/16
09:40
2.432 -0.010 -0.818
Falls Road

Upstream of Falls Road on the Whangamarino Wetland

03/12/16
09:40
3.230 0.000 -1.770
Hamilton

Victoria Bridge, Hamilton on the Waikato River

03/12/16
10:00
11.654 0.0 -0.009 -2.346
Hoods Landing

Hoods Landing Road on the Waikato River

03/12/16
09:30
0.260 0.131 -1.940
Huntly

Huntly Power Station on the Waikato River

03/12/16
09:00
7.321 285.5 -0.028 -2.479
Karangahake

River Road, Karangahake on the Ohinemuri River

03/12/16
09:40
11.882 2.9 -0.004 -2.118
Kauaeranga

Kauaeranga Valley Road, Thames on the Kauaeranga River

03/12/16
09:40
6.075 1.4 0.000 -1.625
Kiwitahi

Kiwitahi on the Piako River

03/12/16
09:40
1.046 0.2 0.000 -1.454
Lake Waikare

Lake Waikare Road on Lake Waikare

03/12/16
09:40
5.613 -0.007 0.013
Mangatangi

SH 2, Maramarua on the Mangatangi River

03/12/16
09:40
8.537 0.7 0.000 -2.463
Mangatawhiri

SH 2 Bridge, on the Mangatawhiri River

03/12/16
09:40
4.437 0.8 0.000 -2.063
Mangawara

Jefferis near Hoe-O-Tainui on the Mangawara River

03/12/16
09:40
16.755 0.5 0.003 -1.745
Matahuru

Waiterimu Road Bridge on the Matahuru River

03/12/16
09:40
5.567 1.2 -0.004 -1.933
Maukoro Landing

Maukoro Landing Road, Patetonga on the Piako River

03/12/16
09:40
0.536 0.331 -1.814
Mellon Road

Mellon Road Bridge, Elstow on the Waitoa River

03/12/16
09:40
6.007 2.0 0.000 -1.493
Mercer

Ferry Road Bridge, Mercer on the Waikato River

03/12/16
09:45
2.226 336.6 -0.012 -1.674
Ngaruawahia

Ngaruawahia on the Waikato River

03/12/16
09:45
8.925 246.8 -0.029 -2.975
Okauia

Okauia Springs Road Bridge on the Waihou River

03/12/16
09:40
26.792 20.9 -0.002 -2.708
Opitonui

Downstream Awaroa confluence on Opitonui

03/12/16
09:15
0.385 0.4 0.000 -7.115
Otewa

Waipa River Road near Otewa on the Waipa River

03/12/16
09:40
75.799 9.9 -0.001 -2.001
Otorohanga

SH 31 Bridge, Otorohanga on the Waipa River

03/12/16
09:40
28.505 17.1 0.000 -2.995
Piako P-T Road

Paeroa-Tahuna Road Bridge on the Piako River

03/12/16
09:45
1.833 0.9 -0.001 -3.667
Pinedale

Pinedale on the Oraka River

03/12/16
10:00
1.064 0.0 0.000 1.064
Pirongia

Pukehoua Bridge on Baffin Road, Pirongia

03/12/16
09:00
13.239 38.0 -0.008 -6.761
Puke Bridge

Puke Bridge, Paeroa (tidal) on the Waihou River

03/12/16
09:40
0.903 0.532 -3.097
Puniu

Pokuru Road Bridge, Te Awamutu on the Puniu River

03/12/16
09:40
8.914 9.2 -0.001 -3.586
QueensHead

QueensHead on the Ohinemuri River

03/12/16
10:00
0.309 0.0 -0.005 -9.491
Rangiriri

Rangiriri on the Waikato River

03/12/16
09:40
5.540 293.2 -0.017 -1.460
Ropeway

Ropeway, Island Block Road on the Whangamarino River

03/12/16
09:40
3.125 0.001 -1.875
Shaftesbury

Shaftesbury Road Bridge on the Waihou River

03/12/16
09:45
13.813 -0.002 -2.187
Tairua

Broken Hills on the Tairua River

03/12/16
10:00
1.173 0.0 0.000 -2.327
Tauranga-Taupo

Te Kono off Kiko Road on Tauranga-Taupo River

03/12/16
09:40
0.424 8.3 0.000 -1.076
Te Aroha

Te Aroha on the Waihou River

03/12/16
09:45
7.257 25.6 0.000 -2.043
Te Kuiti

Te Kuiti Pumping Station on the Mangaokewa River

03/12/16
09:40
48.708 2.8 0.002 -1.292
Thames Tide

Tararu (Tidal) on the Firth of Thames

03/12/16
09:48
1.450 0.037 -0.600
Tirohia

Tirohia (tidal) on the Waihou River

03/12/16
09:45
2.168 26.9 -0.003 -2.332
Tuakau

Tuakua Road Bridge on Waikato

03/12/16
09:55
1.118 -0.039 1.118
Tuakau

SH 22 Bridge, Tuakau on the Whakapipi Stream

03/12/16
09:45
8.150 0.4 0.000 -0.850
Waharoa

Waharoa on the Waitoa River

03/12/16
10:00
45.666 0.0 0.000 -1.334
Waingaro

Ruakiwi Road Bridge on the Waingaro River

03/12/16
09:40
0.807 1.2 -0.002 -2.193
Whatawhata

SH 23 Bridge, Whatawhata on the Waipa River

03/12/16
09:40
10.137 51.2 -0.015 -5.363
Whitianga Tide

Whitianga Wharf (tidal) on the Whitianga Harbour

03/12/16
09:46
0.898 0.087 -0.302

Footnotes

  1. Time recorded using the 24 hr clock, for example 20:00 = 8:00 pm