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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

02/07/16
11:40
1.115 16.9 -0.005 -0.785
Control Structure

Whangamarino Control Structure on the Waikato River

02/07/16
11:40
4.303 -0.001 1.053
Falls Road

Upstream of Falls Road on the Whangamarino Wetland

02/07/16
11:40
4.429 0.001 -0.571
Hamilton

Victoria Bridge, Hamilton on the Waikato River

02/07/16
11:45
12.557 244.4 -0.005 -1.443
Hoods Landing

Hoods Landing Road on the Waikato River

02/07/16
11:40
0.995 -0.202 -1.205
Huntly

Huntly Power Station on the Waikato River

02/07/16
11:00
9.022 694.5 -0.021 -0.778
Karangahake

River Road, Karangahake on the Ohinemuri River

02/07/16
11:40
12.575 30.4 -0.004 -1.425
Kauaeranga

Kauaeranga Valley Road, Thames on the Kauaeranga River

02/07/16
11:40
6.337 6.1 -0.006 -1.363
Kiwitahi

Kiwitahi on the Piako River

02/07/16
11:45
1.876 2.4 -0.005 -0.624
Lake Waikare

Lake Waikare Road on Lake Waikare

02/07/16
11:35
5.690 0.010 0.090
Mangatangi

SH 2, Maramarua on the Mangatangi River

02/07/16
11:45
8.974 5.0 -0.009 -2.026
Mangatawhiri

SH 2 Bridge, on the Mangatawhiri River

02/07/16
11:40
4.685 3.2 -0.006 -1.815
Mangawara

Jefferis near Hoe-O-Tainui on the Mangawara River

02/07/16
11:40
17.470 3.4 -0.002 -1.030
Matahuru

Waiterimu Road Bridge on the Matahuru River

02/07/16
11:45
5.868 3.1 0.005 -1.632
Maukoro Landing

Maukoro Landing Road, Patetonga on the Piako River

02/07/16
11:45
2.167 -0.047 -0.183
Mellon Road

Mellon Road Bridge, Elstow on the Waitoa River

02/07/16
11:45
7.555 18.5 -0.008 0.055
Mercer

Ferry Road Bridge, Mercer on the Waikato River

02/07/16
11:45
3.996 788.0 0.003 0.096
Ngaruawahia

Ngaruawahia on the Waikato River

02/07/16
11:50
10.844 608.4 -0.038 -1.056
Okauia

Okauia Springs Road Bridge on the Waihou River

02/07/16
11:40
27.222 32.4 -0.007 -2.278
Opitonui

Downstream Awaroa confluence on Opitonui

02/07/16
10:25
0.554 1.1 -0.002 -6.946
Otewa

Waipa River Road near Otewa on the Waipa River

02/07/16
11:40
76.277 29.4 -0.003 -1.523
Otorohanga

SH 31 Bridge, Otorohanga on the Waipa River

02/07/16
11:40
30.330 82.8 -0.033 -1.170
Piako P-T Road

Paeroa-Tahuna Road Bridge on the Piako River

02/07/16
11:50
4.738 33.8 -0.034 -0.762
Pinedale

Pinedale on the Oraka River

02/07/16
11:40
1.081 2.2 -0.001 1.081
Pirongia

Pukehoua Bridge on Baffin Road, Pirongia

02/07/16
11:40
19.283 264.9 -0.044 -0.717
Puke Bridge

Puke Bridge, Paeroa (tidal) on the Waihou River

02/07/16
11:50
1.285 -0.116 -2.715
Puniu

Pokuru Road Bridge, Te Awamutu on the Puniu River

02/07/16
11:40
11.298 38.9 -0.018 -1.202
QueensHead

QueensHead on the Ohinemuri River

02/07/16
11:45
1.082 14.5 -0.007 -8.719
Rangiriri

Rangiriri on the Waikato River

02/07/16
11:50
7.166 713.6 -0.009 0.166
Ropeway

Ropeway, Island Block Road on the Whangamarino River

02/07/16
11:50
4.330 0.002 -0.670
Shaftesbury

Shaftesbury Road Bridge on the Waihou River

02/07/16
11:55
14.763 -0.028 -1.237
Tairua

Broken Hills on the Tairua River

02/07/16
11:50
1.489 7.8 -0.003 -2.011
Tauranga-Taupo

Te Kono off Kiko Road on Tauranga-Taupo River

02/07/16
11:45
0.582 14.7 -0.003 -0.918
Te Aroha

Te Aroha on the Waihou River

02/07/16
11:55
8.507 59.4 -0.017 -0.793
Te Kuiti

Te Kuiti Pumping Station on the Mangaokewa River

02/07/16
11:40
49.364 12.5 -0.005 -0.636
Thames Tide

Tararu (Tidal) on the Firth of Thames

02/07/16
11:57
-1.210 0.187 -3.260
Tirohia

Tirohia (tidal) on the Waihou River

02/07/16
11:55
3.688 81.4 -0.019 -0.812
Tuakau

Tuakua Road Bridge on Waikato

02/07/16
11:40
2.726 -0.008 2.726
Tuakau

SH 22 Bridge, Tuakau on the Whakapipi Stream

02/07/16
11:45
8.362 1.7 -0.002 -0.638
Waharoa

Waharoa on the Waitoa River

02/07/16
11:40
46.040 4.1 -0.007 -0.960
Waingaro

Ruakiwi Road Bridge on the Waingaro River

02/07/16
11:45
1.908 6.2 -0.015 -1.092
Whatawhata

SH 23 Bridge, Whatawhata on the Waipa River

02/07/16
11:40
15.648 315.9 -0.025 0.148
Whitianga Tide

Whitianga Wharf (tidal) on the Whitianga Harbour

02/07/16
11:45
-0.553 0.114 -1.753

Footnotes

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