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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

01/03/15
23:10
0.585 1.1 0.000 -1.315
Control Structure

Whangamarino Control Structure on the Waikato River

01/03/15
23:25
1.641 -0.004 -1.609
Dreadnought

Dreadnought Culvert on the Mangaonua Stream

01/03/15
23:10
0.992 1.8 0.000 0.992
Falls Road

Upstream of Falls Road on the Whangamarino Wetland

01/03/15
23:15
3.142 0.000 -1.858
Hamilton

Victoria Bridge, Hamilton on the Waikato River

01/03/15
23:20
11.705 156.3 0.002 -2.295
Hoods Landing

Hoods Landing Road on the Waikato River

01/03/15
23:10
0.652 -0.203 -1.548
Huntly

Huntly Power Station on the Waikato River

01/03/15
23:10
6.681 173.3 -0.004 -3.119
Karangahake

River Road, Karangahake on the Ohinemuri River

01/03/15
23:15
11.725 1.6 0.000 -2.275
Kauaeranga

Kauaeranga Valley Road, Thames on the Kauaeranga River

01/03/15
23:15
5.984 0.6 0.000 -1.715
Kiwitahi

Kiwitahi on the Piako River

01/03/15
23:15
1.026 0.1 -0.001 -1.474
Lake Waikare

Lake Waikare Road on Lake Waikare

01/03/15
22:40
5.370 0.023 -0.230
Mangatangi

SH 2, Maramarua on the Mangatangi River

01/03/15
23:15
8.389 0.4 0.000 -2.611
Mangatawhiri

SH 2 Bridge, on the Mangatawhiri River

01/03/15
23:10
4.261 0.4 0.002 -2.239
Mangawara

Jefferis near Hoe-O-Tainui on the Mangawara River

01/03/15
23:15
16.605 0.2 0.000 -1.895
Matahuru

Waiterimu Road Bridge on the Matahuru River

01/03/15
23:10
5.379 0.5 -0.006 -2.121
Maukoro Landing

Maukoro Landing Road, Patetonga on the Piako River

01/03/15
23:15
0.241 -0.192 -2.109
Mellon Road

Mellon Road Bridge, Elstow on the Waitoa River

01/03/15
23:15
5.783 0.6 0.000 -1.717
Mercer

Ferry Road Bridge, Mercer on the Waikato River

01/03/15
23:20
1.458 196.9 -0.023 -2.442
Ngaruawahia

Ngaruawahia on the Waikato River

01/03/15
23:20
8.376 168.7 0.000 -3.524
Okauia

Okauia Springs Road Bridge on the Waihou River

01/03/15
23:10
26.646 17.8 0.000 -2.854
Opitonui

Downstream Awaroa confluence on Opitonui

01/03/15
23:25
0.225 0.2 0.000 -7.275
Otewa

Waipa River Road near Otewa on the Waipa River

01/03/15
23:10
75.424 1.1 0.000 -2.376
Otorohanga

SH 31 Bridge, Otorohanga on the Waipa River

01/03/15
23:10
27.923 3.5 -0.004 -3.577
Pekapeka

Pekapeka on Hauraki Road near Netherton

26/06/14
15:40
-0.255 -0.062 -3.255
Piako P-T Road

Paeroa-Tahuna Road Bridge on the Piako River

01/03/15
23:20
1.717 0.8 0.000 -3.783
Pinedale

Pinedale on the Oraka River

01/03/15
23:10
0.134 1.0 0.000 0.134
Pirongia

Pukehoua Bridge on Baffin Road, Pirongia

01/03/15
23:15
12.130 12.5 -0.002 -7.870
Puke Bridge

Puke Bridge, Paeroa (tidal) on the Waihou River

01/03/15
23:20
0.356 -0.187 -3.644
Puniu

Pokuru Road Bridge, Te Awamutu on the Puniu River

01/03/15
23:10
8.284 3.3 -0.003 -4.216
QueensHead

QueensHead on the Ohinemuri River

01/03/15
23:25
0.187 0.6 -0.007 -3.313
Rangiriri

Rangiriri on the Waikato River

01/03/15
23:10
4.897 168.8 0.000 -2.103
Ropeway

Ropeway, Island Block Road on the Whangamarino River

01/03/15
23:10
3.040 -0.001 -1.960
Shaftesbury

Shaftesbury Road Bridge on the Waihou River

01/03/15
23:25
13.680 -0.006 -2.320
Tairua

Broken Hills on the Tairua River

01/03/15
23:35
1.093 0.7 0.000 -2.407
Tauranga-Taupo

Te Kono off Kiko Road on Tauranga-Taupo River

01/03/15
23:15
0.155 2.6 -0.001 -1.345
Te Aroha

Te Aroha on the Waihou River

01/03/15
23:25
7.076 23.0 0.000 -2.224
Te Kuiti

Te Kuiti Pumping Station on the Mangaokewa River

01/03/15
23:15
48.505 0.7 -0.001 -1.495
Thames Tide

Tararu (Tidal) on the Firth of Thames

01/03/15
23:26
-0.759 0.160 -2.809
Tirohia

Tirohia (tidal) on the Waihou River

01/03/15
23:25
1.980 22.6 -0.013 -2.520
Tuakau

Tuakua Road Bridge on Waikato

01/03/15
22:05
1.179 -0.044 1.179
Tuakau

SH 22 Bridge, Tuakau on the Whakapipi Stream

01/03/15
23:20
7.948 0.1 -0.001 -1.052
Waharoa

Waharoa on the Waitoa River

01/03/15
23:15
45.479 0.1 0.000 -1.521
Waingaro

Ruakiwi Road Bridge on the Waingaro River

01/03/15
23:15
0.645 0.2 0.008 -2.355
Whatawhata

SH 23 Bridge, Whatawhata on the Waipa River

01/03/15
23:10
8.684 30.2 0.001 -6.816
Whitianga Tide

Whitianga Wharf (tidal) on the Whitianga Harbour

01/03/15
21:51
-0.416 -0.059 -1.616

Footnotes

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