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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

01/10/16
07:40
1.014 12.7 0.000 -0.886
Control Structure

Whangamarino Control Structure on the Waikato River

01/10/16
07:40
4.226 0.004 0.976
Falls Road

Upstream of Falls Road on the Whangamarino Wetland

01/10/16
07:40
4.580 -0.001 -0.420
Hamilton

Victoria Bridge, Hamilton on the Waikato River

01/10/16
08:00
14.165 0.0 -0.012 0.165
Hoods Landing

Hoods Landing Road on the Waikato River

01/10/16
07:40
0.718 0.220 -1.482
Huntly

Huntly Power Station on the Waikato River

01/10/16
06:55
9.192 745.5 -0.008 -0.608
Karangahake

River Road, Karangahake on the Ohinemuri River

01/10/16
07:40
13.181 68.5 -0.019 -0.819
Kauaeranga

Kauaeranga Valley Road, Thames on the Kauaeranga River

01/10/16
07:40
6.759 24.4 -0.014 -0.941
Kiwitahi

Kiwitahi on the Piako River

01/10/16
07:40
1.987 2.9 -0.003 -0.513
Lake Waikare

Lake Waikare Road on Lake Waikare

01/10/16
07:40
5.579 -0.003 -0.021
Mangatangi

SH 2, Maramarua on the Mangatangi River

01/10/16
07:40
9.621 13.1 -0.020 -1.379
Mangatawhiri

SH 2 Bridge, on the Mangatawhiri River

01/10/16
07:40
5.090 8.9 -0.009 -1.410
Mangawara

Jefferis near Hoe-O-Tainui on the Mangawara River

01/10/16
07:40
17.965 6.4 -0.012 -0.535
Matahuru

Waiterimu Road Bridge on the Matahuru River

01/10/16
07:40
6.115 4.9 -0.014 -1.385
Maukoro Landing

Maukoro Landing Road, Patetonga on the Piako River

01/10/16
07:40
2.347 0.031 -0.003
Mellon Road

Mellon Road Bridge, Elstow on the Waitoa River

01/10/16
07:40
7.607 19.3 -0.004 0.107
Mercer

Ferry Road Bridge, Mercer on the Waikato River

01/10/16
07:40
3.934 768.7 0.006 0.034
Ngaruawahia

Ngaruawahia on the Waikato River

01/10/16
07:45
11.185 681.4 -0.008 -0.715
Okauia

Okauia Springs Road Bridge on the Waihou River

01/10/16
07:40
27.769 50.2 -0.024 -1.731
Opitonui

Downstream Awaroa confluence on Opitonui

01/10/16
06:15
0.761 2.5 -0.007 -6.739
Otewa

Waipa River Road near Otewa on the Waipa River

01/10/16
07:40
76.106 21.0 0.000 -1.694
Otorohanga

SH 31 Bridge, Otorohanga on the Waipa River

01/10/16
07:40
29.517 52.6 -0.012 -1.983
Piako P-T Road

Paeroa-Tahuna Road Bridge on the Piako River

01/10/16
07:45
5.155 41.2 -0.039 -0.345
Pinedale

Pinedale on the Oraka River

01/10/16
07:40
1.113 2.5 -0.001 1.113
Pirongia

Pukehoua Bridge on Baffin Road, Pirongia

01/10/16
08:00
17.549 0.0 -0.045 -2.451
Puke Bridge

Puke Bridge, Paeroa (tidal) on the Waihou River

01/10/16
07:40
2.220 0.167 -1.780
Puniu

Pokuru Road Bridge, Te Awamutu on the Puniu River

01/10/16
07:40
11.523 43.4 -0.023 -0.977
QueensHead

QueensHead on the Ohinemuri River

01/10/16
07:50
1.690 29.6 -0.027 -8.110
Rangiriri

Rangiriri on the Waikato River

01/10/16
07:45
7.191 721.1 -0.002 0.191
Ropeway

Ropeway, Island Block Road on the Whangamarino River

01/10/16
07:45
4.288 0.003 -0.712
Shaftesbury

Shaftesbury Road Bridge on the Waihou River

01/10/16
07:45
16.763 -0.029 0.763
Tairua

Broken Hills on the Tairua River

01/10/16
07:55
1.922 28.8 -0.010 -1.578
Tauranga-Taupo

Te Kono off Kiko Road on Tauranga-Taupo River

01/10/16
07:50
0.517 11.9 -0.003 -0.983
Te Aroha

Te Aroha on the Waihou River

01/10/16
07:45
9.934 115.0 0.003 0.634
Te Kuiti

Te Kuiti Pumping Station on the Mangaokewa River

01/10/16
07:40
49.105 8.5 -0.006 -0.895
Thames Tide

Tararu (Tidal) on the Firth of Thames

01/10/16
07:49
1.468 0.040 -0.582
Tirohia

Tirohia (tidal) on the Waihou River

01/10/16
07:45
4.405 115.9 0.006 -0.095
Tuakau

Tuakua Road Bridge on Waikato

01/10/16
07:25
2.580 -0.011 2.580
Tuakau

SH 22 Bridge, Tuakau on the Whakapipi Stream

01/10/16
07:20
8.410 2.5 -0.007 -0.590
Waharoa

Waharoa on the Waitoa River

28/09/16
18:50
46.038 4.1 -0.004 -0.962
Waingaro

Ruakiwi Road Bridge on the Waingaro River

01/10/16
07:50
1.360 2.5 0.002 -1.640
Whatawhata

SH 23 Bridge, Whatawhata on the Waipa River

01/10/16
07:40
14.283 235.6 -0.016 -1.217
Whitianga Tide

Whitianga Wharf (tidal) on the Whitianga Harbour

01/10/16
07:43
0.849 -0.023 -0.351

Footnotes

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