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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

04/07/15
11:10
1.081 15.9 -0.012 -0.819
Control Structure

Whangamarino Control Structure on the Waikato River

04/07/15
11:10
2.566 -0.004 -0.684
Dreadnought

Dreadnought Culvert on the Mangaonua Stream

04/07/15
11:10
1.034 2.0 0.001 1.034
Falls Road

Upstream of Falls Road on the Whangamarino Wetland

04/07/15
11:10
3.625 -0.007 -1.375
Hamilton

Victoria Bridge, Hamilton on the Waikato River

04/07/15
11:10
12.679 256.1 -0.028 -1.321
Hoods Landing

Hoods Landing Road on the Waikato River

04/07/15
11:10
1.622 0.370 -0.578
Huntly

Huntly Power Station on the Waikato River

04/07/15
11:10
7.615 0.0 0.004 -2.185
Karangahake

River Road, Karangahake on the Ohinemuri River

04/07/15
11:10
11.882 4.1 0.000 -2.118
Kauaeranga

Kauaeranga Valley Road, Thames on the Kauaeranga River

04/07/15
11:10
6.094 1.5 0.002 -1.606
Kiwitahi

Kiwitahi on the Piako River

04/07/15
11:10
1.632 1.6 0.023 -0.868
Lake Waikare

Lake Waikare Road on Lake Waikare

04/07/15
11:10
5.533 0.001 -0.067
Mangatangi

SH 2, Maramarua on the Mangatangi River

04/07/15
11:10
8.502 1.2 0.000 -2.498
Mangatawhiri

SH 2 Bridge, on the Mangatawhiri River

04/07/15
11:10
4.402 1.0 0.001 -2.098
Mangawara

Jefferis near Hoe-O-Tainui on the Mangawara River

04/07/15
11:10
16.897 1.0 -0.002 -1.603
Matahuru

Waiterimu Road Bridge on the Matahuru River

04/07/15
11:10
5.649 1.7 0.006 -1.851
Maukoro Landing

Maukoro Landing Road, Patetonga on the Piako River

04/07/15
11:10
1.442 0.116 -0.908
Mellon Road

Mellon Road Bridge, Elstow on the Waitoa River

04/07/15
11:10
6.083 3.0 0.000 -1.417
Mercer

Ferry Road Bridge, Mercer on the Waikato River

04/07/15
11:15
2.323 369.4 -0.002 -1.577
Ngaruawahia

Ngaruawahia on the Waikato River

04/07/15
11:15
9.473 339.1 -0.002 -2.427
Okauia

Okauia Springs Road Bridge on the Waihou River

04/07/15
11:10
26.909 23.3 0.002 -2.591
Opitonui

Downstream Awaroa confluence on Opitonui

04/07/15
11:15
0.268 0.3 0.001 -7.232
Otewa

Waipa River Road near Otewa on the Waipa River

04/07/15
11:10
75.868 11.8 0.071 -1.932
Otorohanga

SH 31 Bridge, Otorohanga on the Waipa River

04/07/15
11:10
29.072 35.8 0.005 -2.428
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

04/07/15
11:15
2.126 3.1 0.013 -3.374
Pinedale

Pinedale on the Oraka River

04/07/15
11:10
0.417 3.1 0.021 0.417
Pirongia

Pukehoua Bridge on Baffin Road, Pirongia

04/07/15
11:15
13.878 61.0 0.024 -6.122
Puke Bridge

Puke Bridge, Paeroa (tidal) on the Waihou River

04/07/15
11:10
1.530 -0.183 -2.470
Puniu

Pokuru Road Bridge, Te Awamutu on the Puniu River

04/07/15
11:10
9.497 14.3 0.044 -3.003
QueensHead

QueensHead on the Ohinemuri River

16/06/15
12:50
0.000 1.4 0.000 -3.500
Rangiriri

Rangiriri on the Waikato River

04/07/15
11:15
5.719 331.5 0.002 -1.281
Ropeway

Ropeway, Island Block Road on the Whangamarino River

04/07/15
11:15
3.440 -0.002 -1.560
Shaftesbury

Shaftesbury Road Bridge on the Waihou River

04/07/15
11:15
13.844 0.013 -2.156
Tairua

Broken Hills on the Tairua River

04/07/15
11:30
1.179 0.0 0.000 -2.321
Tauranga-Taupo

Te Kono off Kiko Road on Tauranga-Taupo River

04/07/15
11:10
0.426 8.2 0.004 -1.074
Te Aroha

Te Aroha on the Waihou River

04/07/15
11:15
7.245 24.9 0.002 -2.055
Te Kuiti

Te Kuiti Pumping Station on the Mangaokewa River

04/07/15
11:10
48.996 6.7 -0.020 -1.004
Thames Tide

Tararu (Tidal) on the Firth of Thames

04/07/15
11:19
0.443 -0.671 -1.607
Tirohia

Tirohia (tidal) on the Waihou River

04/07/15
11:20
2.251 29.0 0.081 -2.249
Tuakau

Tuakua Road Bridge on Waikato

04/07/15
11:15
1.547 0.265 1.547
Tuakau

SH 22 Bridge, Tuakau on the Whakapipi Stream

04/07/15
11:10
8.256 0.8 0.008 -0.744
Waharoa

Waharoa on the Waitoa River

04/07/15
11:10
45.736 1.1 0.002 -1.264
Waingaro

Ruakiwi Road Bridge on the Waingaro River

04/07/15
11:15
1.489 3.9 -0.013 -1.511
Whatawhata

SH 23 Bridge, Whatawhata on the Waipa River

04/07/15
11:10
10.631 63.4 0.018 -4.869
Whitianga Tide

Whitianga Wharf (tidal) on the Whitianga Harbour

04/07/15
11:13
0.336 -0.333 -0.864

Footnotes

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