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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

31/03/15
23:40
0.644 0.0 -0.003 -1.256
Control Structure

Whangamarino Control Structure on the Waikato River

31/03/15
23:40
1.688 0.005 -1.562
Dreadnought

Dreadnought Culvert on the Mangaonua Stream

31/03/15
23:10
0.995 1.8 0.000 0.995
Falls Road

Upstream of Falls Road on the Whangamarino Wetland

31/03/15
23:40
3.274 0.000 -1.726
Hamilton

Victoria Bridge, Hamilton on the Waikato River

31/03/15
23:40
11.661 0.0 0.003 -2.339
Hoods Landing

Hoods Landing Road on the Waikato River

31/03/15
23:40
0.693 -0.220 -1.507
Huntly

Huntly Power Station on the Waikato River

31/03/15
23:40
6.693 176.2 0.001 -3.107
Karangahake

River Road, Karangahake on the Ohinemuri River

31/03/15
23:40
11.764 0.0 0.000 -2.236
Kauaeranga

Kauaeranga Valley Road, Thames on the Kauaeranga River

31/03/15
23:40
6.032 0.0 -0.001 -1.668
Kiwitahi

Kiwitahi on the Piako River

31/03/15
23:40
1.091 0.0 0.001 -1.409
Lake Waikare

Lake Waikare Road on Lake Waikare

31/03/15
23:40
5.376 -0.001 -0.224
Mangatangi

SH 2, Maramarua on the Mangatangi River

31/03/15
23:40
8.436 0.0 0.000 -2.564
Mangatawhiri

SH 2 Bridge, on the Mangatawhiri River

31/03/15
23:40
4.299 0.0 0.000 -2.201
Mangawara

Jefferis near Hoe-O-Tainui on the Mangawara River

31/03/15
23:15
16.620 0.3 -0.002 -1.880
Matahuru

Waiterimu Road Bridge on the Matahuru River

31/03/15
23:40
5.403 0.0 0.002 -2.097
Maukoro Landing

Maukoro Landing Road, Patetonga on the Piako River

31/03/15
23:15
0.261 -0.192 -2.089
Mellon Road

Mellon Road Bridge, Elstow on the Waitoa River

31/03/15
23:15
5.782 0.8 0.000 -1.718
Mercer

Ferry Road Bridge, Mercer on the Waikato River

31/03/15
23:15
1.534 210.2 0.014 -2.366
Ngaruawahia

Ngaruawahia on the Waikato River

31/03/15
23:15
8.405 172.0 -0.002 -3.495
Okauia

Okauia Springs Road Bridge on the Waihou River

31/03/15
23:40
26.658 0.0 -0.001 -2.842
Opitonui

Downstream Awaroa confluence on Opitonui

31/03/15
23:25
0.236 0.3 0.000 -7.264
Otewa

Waipa River Road near Otewa on the Waipa River

31/03/15
23:40
75.481 0.0 -0.002 -2.319
Otorohanga

SH 31 Bridge, Otorohanga on the Waipa River

31/03/15
23:40
28.015 0.0 -0.001 -3.485
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

31/03/15
23:15
1.684 0.7 0.003 -3.816
Pinedale

Pinedale on the Oraka River

31/03/15
23:40
0.134 0.0 0.000 0.134
Pirongia

Pukehoua Bridge on Baffin Road, Pirongia

30/03/15
14:45
12.351 18.3 0.017 -7.649
Puke Bridge

Puke Bridge, Paeroa (tidal) on the Waihou River

31/03/15
23:10
0.384 -0.195 -3.616
Puniu

Pokuru Road Bridge, Te Awamutu on the Puniu River

31/03/15
23:40
8.487 0.0 -0.006 -4.013
QueensHead

QueensHead on the Ohinemuri River

31/03/15
23:25
0.219 0.7 -0.004 -3.281
Rangiriri

Rangiriri on the Waikato River

31/03/15
23:10
4.909 170.5 0.000 -2.091
Ropeway

Ropeway, Island Block Road on the Whangamarino River

31/03/15
23:10
3.172 0.000 -1.828
Shaftesbury

Shaftesbury Road Bridge on the Waihou River

31/03/15
23:20
13.750 0.002 -2.250
Tairua

Broken Hills on the Tairua River

31/03/15
23:35
1.129 0.0 -0.001 -2.371
Tauranga-Taupo

Te Kono off Kiko Road on Tauranga-Taupo River

31/03/15
23:15
0.226 3.7 -0.001 -1.274
Te Aroha

Te Aroha on the Waihou River

31/03/15
23:20
7.132 24.0 0.001 -2.168
Te Kuiti

Te Kuiti Pumping Station on the Mangaokewa River

31/03/15
23:20
48.532 0.9 -0.001 -1.468
Thames Tide

Tararu (Tidal) on the Firth of Thames

31/03/15
23:21
-0.830 0.075 -2.880
Tirohia

Tirohia (tidal) on the Waihou River

31/03/15
23:20
2.027 23.7 -0.010 -2.473
Tuakau

Tuakua Road Bridge on Waikato

31/03/15
22:05
1.325 0.073 1.325
Tuakau

SH 22 Bridge, Tuakau on the Whakapipi Stream

31/03/15
23:40
8.009 0.0 -0.001 -0.991
Waharoa

Waharoa on the Waitoa River

31/03/15
23:40
45.484 0.0 0.000 -1.516
Waingaro

Ruakiwi Road Bridge on the Waingaro River

31/03/15
23:40
0.696 0.0 -0.001 -2.304
Whatawhata

SH 23 Bridge, Whatawhata on the Waipa River

31/03/15
23:40
8.938 0.0 -0.006 -6.562
Whitianga Tide

Whitianga Wharf (tidal) on the Whitianga Harbour

31/03/15
23:42
-0.244 0.146 -1.444

Footnotes

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