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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

01/06/16
03:40
1.342 28.6 -0.005 -0.558
Control Structure

Whangamarino Control Structure on the Waikato River

01/06/16
03:40
3.321 -0.001 0.071
Falls Road

Upstream of Falls Road on the Whangamarino Wetland

01/06/16
03:40
3.893 -0.006 -1.107
Hamilton

Victoria Bridge, Hamilton on the Waikato River

01/06/16
03:45
12.771 0.0 -0.001 -1.229
Hoods Landing

Hoods Landing Road on the Waikato River

01/06/16
03:40
0.747 0.350 -1.453
Huntly

Huntly Power Station on the Waikato River

01/06/16
03:00
8.322 500.4 0.002 -1.478
Karangahake

River Road, Karangahake on the Ohinemuri River

01/06/16
03:40
12.262 0.0 0.000 -1.738
Kauaeranga

Kauaeranga Valley Road, Thames on the Kauaeranga River

01/06/16
03:40
6.243 0.0 0.002 -1.457
Kiwitahi

Kiwitahi on the Piako River

01/06/16
03:45
1.445 0.0 -0.003 -1.055
Lake Waikare

Lake Waikare Road on Lake Waikare

01/06/16
03:35
5.517 0.013 -0.083
Mangatangi

SH 2, Maramarua on the Mangatangi River

01/06/16
03:45
9.005 0.0 -0.006 -1.995
Mangatawhiri

SH 2 Bridge, on the Mangatawhiri River

01/06/16
03:40
4.870 5.6 -0.011 -1.630
Mangawara

Jefferis near Hoe-O-Tainui on the Mangawara River

01/06/16
03:40
17.350 0.0 -0.013 -1.150
Matahuru

Waiterimu Road Bridge on the Matahuru River

01/06/16
03:45
5.784 0.0 0.010 -1.716
Maukoro Landing

Maukoro Landing Road, Patetonga on the Piako River

01/06/16
03:45
1.264 0.319 -1.086
Mellon Road

Mellon Road Bridge, Elstow on the Waitoa River

01/06/16
03:10
6.247 4.6 0.002 -1.253
Mercer

Ferry Road Bridge, Mercer on the Waikato River

01/06/16
03:15
3.026 532.4 -0.003 -0.874
Ngaruawahia

Ngaruawahia on the Waikato River

01/06/16
03:20
10.312 502.0 0.000 -1.588
Okauia

Okauia Springs Road Bridge on the Waihou River

01/06/16
03:40
27.049 27.5 -0.005 -2.451
Opitonui

Downstream Awaroa confluence on Opitonui

01/06/16
03:40
0.497 0.7 0.001 -7.003
Otewa

Waipa River Road near Otewa on the Waipa River

01/06/16
03:40
76.289 30.0 -0.005 -1.511
Otorohanga

SH 31 Bridge, Otorohanga on the Waipa River

01/06/16
03:40
30.468 87.7 -0.030 -1.032
Piako P-T Road

Paeroa-Tahuna Road Bridge on the Piako River

01/06/16
03:20
2.821 8.4 -0.008 -2.679
Pinedale

Pinedale on the Oraka River

01/06/16
03:40
1.122 2.5 -0.001 1.122
Pirongia

Pukehoua Bridge on Baffin Road, Pirongia

01/06/16
03:40
17.749 203.7 -0.024 -2.251
Puke Bridge

Puke Bridge, Paeroa (tidal) on the Waihou River

01/06/16
03:20
1.622 0.533 -2.378
Puniu

Pokuru Road Bridge, Te Awamutu on the Puniu River

01/06/16
03:40
11.184 36.9 0.001 -1.316
QueensHead

QueensHead on the Ohinemuri River

01/06/16
03:15
0.586 5.4 -0.008 -9.214
Rangiriri

Rangiriri on the Waikato River

01/06/16
03:10
6.371 494.0 0.003 -0.629
Ropeway

Ropeway, Island Block Road on the Whangamarino River

01/06/16
03:10
3.530 -0.001 -1.470
Shaftesbury

Shaftesbury Road Bridge on the Waihou River

01/06/16
03:20
14.326 -0.005 -1.674
Tairua

Broken Hills on the Tairua River

01/06/16
03:40
1.342 4.0 -0.001 -2.158
Tauranga-Taupo

Te Kono off Kiko Road on Tauranga-Taupo River

01/06/16
03:15
0.666 18.5 -0.007 -0.834
Te Aroha

Te Aroha on the Waihou River

01/06/16
03:25
7.832 39.5 -0.007 -1.469
Te Kuiti

Te Kuiti Pumping Station on the Mangaokewa River

01/06/16
03:35
49.510 15.0 -0.013 -0.490
Thames Tide

Tararu (Tidal) on the Firth of Thames

01/06/16
03:26
1.403 -0.085 -0.647
Tirohia

Tirohia (tidal) on the Waihou River

01/06/16
03:25
2.871 48.1 -0.003 -1.629
Tuakau

Tuakua Road Bridge on Waikato

01/06/16
03:40
1.823 -0.020 1.823
Tuakau

SH 22 Bridge, Tuakau on the Whakapipi Stream

01/06/16
03:45
8.333 0.0 0.000 -0.667
Waharoa

Waharoa on the Waitoa River

01/06/16
03:40
45.719 0.0 0.000 -1.281
Waingaro

Ruakiwi Road Bridge on the Waingaro River

01/06/16
03:20
2.387 10.5 -0.020 -0.613
Whatawhata

SH 23 Bridge, Whatawhata on the Waipa River

01/06/16
03:40
14.110 229.1 -0.008 -1.390
Whitianga Tide

Whitianga Wharf (tidal) on the Whitianga Harbour

01/06/16
03:46
0.838 -0.103 -0.362

Footnotes

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