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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

03/06/15
11:10
1.302 0.0 1.302 -0.598
Control Structure

Whangamarino Control Structure on the Waikato River

03/06/15
11:10
2.570 2.570 -0.680
Dreadnought

Dreadnought Culvert on the Mangaonua Stream

03/06/15
11:10
1.072 0.0 1.072 1.072
Falls Road

Upstream of Falls Road on the Whangamarino Wetland

03/06/15
11:10
3.808 3.808 -1.192
Hamilton

Victoria Bridge, Hamilton on the Waikato River

03/06/15
11:10
12.392 0.0 12.392 -1.608
Hoods Landing

Hoods Landing Road on the Waikato River

03/06/15
11:10
2.010 2.010 -0.190
Huntly

Huntly Power Station on the Waikato River

03/06/15
11:10
7.520 0.0 7.520 -2.280
Karangahake

River Road, Karangahake on the Ohinemuri River

03/06/15
11:10
12.281 0.0 12.281 -1.719
Kauaeranga

Kauaeranga Valley Road, Thames on the Kauaeranga River

03/06/15
11:10
6.359 0.0 6.359 -1.341
Kiwitahi

Kiwitahi on the Piako River

03/06/15
11:10
1.992 0.0 1.992 -0.508
Lake Waikare

Lake Waikare Road on Lake Waikare

03/06/15
11:10
5.585 5.585 -0.015
Mangatangi

SH 2, Maramarua on the Mangatangi River

03/06/15
11:10
8.782 0.0 8.782 -2.218
Mangatawhiri

SH 2 Bridge, on the Mangatawhiri River

03/06/15
11:10
4.632 0.0 4.632 -1.868
Mangawara

Jefferis near Hoe-O-Tainui on the Mangawara River

03/06/15
11:15
17.249 0.0 17.249 -1.251
Matahuru

Waiterimu Road Bridge on the Matahuru River

03/06/15
11:10
5.702 0.0 5.702 -1.798
Maukoro Landing

Maukoro Landing Road, Patetonga on the Piako River

03/06/15
11:10
1.530 1.530 -0.820
Mellon Road

Mellon Road Bridge, Elstow on the Waitoa River

03/06/15
11:10
6.210 0.0 6.210 -1.290
Mercer

Ferry Road Bridge, Mercer on the Waikato River

03/06/15
11:15
2.340 0.0 2.340 -1.560
Ngaruawahia

Ngaruawahia on the Waikato River

03/06/15
10:45
9.382 0.0 9.382 -2.518
Okauia

Okauia Springs Road Bridge on the Waihou River

03/06/15
11:10
27.081 0.0 27.081 -2.419
Opitonui

Downstream Awaroa confluence on Opitonui

03/06/15
11:10
0.380 0.0 0.380 -7.120
Otewa

Waipa River Road near Otewa on the Waipa River

03/06/15
11:10
76.171 0.0 76.171 -1.629
Otorohanga

SH 31 Bridge, Otorohanga on the Waipa River

03/06/15
11:10
29.599 0.0 29.599 -1.901
Pekapeka

Pekapeka on Hauraki Road near Netherton

26/06/14
15:40
-0.255 -0.255 -3.255
Piako P-T Road

Paeroa-Tahuna Road Bridge on the Piako River

03/06/15
11:15
2.711 0.0 2.711 -2.789
Pinedale

Pinedale on the Oraka River

03/06/15
11:10
0.378 0.0 0.378 0.378
Pirongia

Pukehoua Bridge on Baffin Road, Pirongia

03/06/15
11:15
14.627 0.0 14.627 -5.373
Puke Bridge

Puke Bridge, Paeroa (tidal) on the Waihou River

03/06/15
11:10
1.656 1.656 -2.344
Puniu

Pokuru Road Bridge, Te Awamutu on the Puniu River

03/06/15
11:10
9.898 0.0 9.898 -2.602
QueensHead

QueensHead on the Ohinemuri River

03/06/15
11:15
0.000 0.0 0.000 -3.500
Rangiriri

Rangiriri on the Waikato River

03/06/15
11:15
5.620 0.0 5.620 -1.380
Ropeway

Ropeway, Island Block Road on the Whangamarino River

03/06/15
11:15
3.561 3.561 -1.439
Shaftesbury

Shaftesbury Road Bridge on the Waihou River

03/06/15
11:15
14.891 14.891 -1.109
Tairua

Broken Hills on the Tairua River

03/06/15
11:10
1.503 0.0 1.503 -1.997
Tauranga-Taupo

Te Kono off Kiko Road on Tauranga-Taupo River

03/06/15
11:10
0.715 0.0 0.715 -0.785
Te Aroha

Te Aroha on the Waihou River

03/06/15
11:15
8.292 0.0 8.292 -1.009
Te Kuiti

Te Kuiti Pumping Station on the Mangaokewa River

03/06/15
11:10
49.328 0.0 49.328 -0.672
Thames Tide

Tararu (Tidal) on the Firth of Thames

03/06/15
11:17
-0.174 -0.174 -2.224
Tirohia

Tirohia (tidal) on the Waihou River

03/06/15
11:15
3.125 0.0 3.125 -1.375
Tuakau

Tuakua Road Bridge on Waikato

03/06/15
10:30
1.860 1.860 1.860
Tuakau

SH 22 Bridge, Tuakau on the Whakapipi Stream

03/06/15
11:15
8.300 0.0 8.300 -0.700
Waharoa

Waharoa on the Waitoa River

03/06/15
11:15
45.834 0.0 45.834 -1.166
Waingaro

Ruakiwi Road Bridge on the Waingaro River

03/06/15
11:15
1.446 0.0 1.446 -1.554
Whatawhata

SH 23 Bridge, Whatawhata on the Waipa River

03/06/15
11:10
11.056 0.0 11.056 -4.444
Whitianga Tide

Whitianga Wharf (tidal) on the Whitianga Harbour

03/06/15
11:20
-0.086 -0.086 -1.286

Footnotes

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