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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

28/04/15
21:40
1.733 55.7 -0.025 -0.167
Control Structure

Whangamarino Control Structure on the Waikato River

28/04/15
21:40
2.193 0.041 -1.057
Dreadnought

Dreadnought Culvert on the Mangaonua Stream

28/04/15
21:40
1.070 2.3 -0.003 1.070
Falls Road

Upstream of Falls Road on the Whangamarino Wetland

28/04/15
21:40
3.645 0.010 -1.355
Hamilton

Victoria Bridge, Hamilton on the Waikato River

28/04/15
21:45
12.643 254.4 0.008 -1.357
Hoods Landing

Hoods Landing Road on the Waikato River

28/04/15
21:40
1.116 -0.212 -1.084
Huntly

Huntly Power Station on the Waikato River

28/04/15
21:40
7.322 286.4 0.031 -2.478
Karangahake

River Road, Karangahake on the Ohinemuri River

28/04/15
21:40
12.085 9.3 0.000 -1.915
Kauaeranga

Kauaeranga Valley Road, Thames on the Kauaeranga River

28/04/15
21:40
6.401 8.2 -0.009 -1.299
Kiwitahi

Kiwitahi on the Piako River

28/04/15
21:40
1.463 0.7 0.000 -1.037
Lake Waikare

Lake Waikare Road on Lake Waikare

28/04/15
21:40
5.528 -0.012 -0.072
Mangatangi

SH 2, Maramarua on the Mangatangi River

28/04/15
21:45
8.638 2.0 0.005 -2.362
Mangatawhiri

SH 2 Bridge, on the Mangatawhiri River

28/04/15
21:40
4.956 7.4 0.010 -1.544
Mangawara

Jefferis near Hoe-O-Tainui on the Mangawara River

28/04/15
21:40
17.308 2.6 -0.025 -1.192
Matahuru

Waiterimu Road Bridge on the Matahuru River

28/04/15
21:45
5.681 1.9 -0.004 -1.819
Maukoro Landing

Maukoro Landing Road, Patetonga on the Piako River

28/04/15
21:45
0.552 -0.141 -1.798
Mellon Road

Mellon Road Bridge, Elstow on the Waitoa River

28/04/15
21:45
5.852 1.1 0.000 -1.648
Mercer

Ferry Road Bridge, Mercer on the Waikato River

28/04/15
21:45
1.983 295.1 0.016 -1.917
Ngaruawahia

Ngaruawahia on the Waikato River

28/04/15
21:45
9.288 306.1 0.031 -2.612
Okauia

Okauia Springs Road Bridge on the Waihou River

28/04/15
21:40
26.864 22.8 -0.005 -2.636
Opitonui

Downstream Awaroa confluence on Opitonui

28/04/15
21:40
0.342 0.7 -0.005 -7.158
Otewa

Waipa River Road near Otewa on the Waipa River

28/04/15
21:40
76.289 30.0 -0.012 -1.511
Otorohanga

SH 31 Bridge, Otorohanga on the Waipa River

28/04/15
21:40
29.847 65.1 -0.003 -1.653
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

28/04/15
21:45
2.155 3.3 0.018 -3.345
Pinedale

Pinedale on the Oraka River

28/04/15
21:40
0.278 1.9 -0.001 0.278
Pirongia

Pukehoua Bridge on Baffin Road, Pirongia

28/04/15
21:40
14.797 93.6 0.042 -5.203
Puke Bridge

Puke Bridge, Paeroa (tidal) on the Waihou River

28/04/15
21:40
0.598 -0.157 -3.402
Puniu

Pokuru Road Bridge, Te Awamutu on the Puniu River

28/04/15
21:40
10.190 23.2 0.016 -2.310
QueensHead

QueensHead on the Ohinemuri River

28/04/15
21:45
0.623 4.8 -0.001 -2.877
Rangiriri

Rangiriri on the Waikato River

28/04/15
21:45
5.380 252.7 0.022 -1.620
Ropeway

Ropeway, Island Block Road on the Whangamarino River

28/04/15
21:45
3.367 0.005 -1.633
Shaftesbury

Shaftesbury Road Bridge on the Waihou River

28/04/15
21:50
14.232 0.000 -1.768
Tairua

Broken Hills on the Tairua River

28/04/15
21:55
1.460 0.0 -0.006 -2.040
Tauranga-Taupo

Te Kono off Kiko Road on Tauranga-Taupo River

28/04/15
21:40
0.847 28.0 -0.014 -0.653
Te Aroha

Te Aroha on the Waihou River

28/04/15
21:50
7.585 33.5 0.002 -1.715
Te Kuiti

Te Kuiti Pumping Station on the Mangaokewa River

28/04/15
21:45
49.335 12.0 -0.026 -0.665
Thames Tide

Tararu (Tidal) on the Firth of Thames

28/04/15
21:51
-0.723 0.165 -2.773
Tirohia

Tirohia (tidal) on the Waihou River

28/04/15
21:50
2.432 33.8 -0.003 -2.068
Tuakau

Tuakua Road Bridge on Waikato

28/04/15
21:30
1.573 -0.092 1.573
Tuakau

SH 22 Bridge, Tuakau on the Whakapipi Stream

28/04/15
21:45
8.292 1.0 -0.009 -0.708
Waharoa

Waharoa on the Waitoa River

28/04/15
21:45
45.677 0.7 0.016 -1.323
Waingaro

Ruakiwi Road Bridge on the Waingaro River

28/04/15
21:45
1.541 3.1 0.023 -1.459
Whatawhata

SH 23 Bridge, Whatawhata on the Waipa River

28/04/15
21:40
10.883 72.4 0.068 -4.617
Whitianga Tide

Whitianga Wharf (tidal) on the Whitianga Harbour

28/04/15
21:47
-0.230 0.052 -1.430

Footnotes

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