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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

28/07/16
16:10
1.269 24.7 0.010 -0.631
Control Structure

Whangamarino Control Structure on the Waikato River

28/07/16
16:10
4.217 0.001 0.967
Falls Road

Upstream of Falls Road on the Whangamarino Wetland

28/07/16
16:15
4.731 0.001 -0.269
Hamilton

Victoria Bridge, Hamilton on the Waikato River

28/07/16
16:30
13.192 0.0 -0.034 -0.808
Hoods Landing

Hoods Landing Road on the Waikato River

28/07/16
14:10
0.745 0.216 -1.455
Huntly

Huntly Power Station on the Waikato River

28/07/16
16:00
8.838 637.8 -0.015 -0.962
Karangahake

River Road, Karangahake on the Ohinemuri River

28/07/16
16:15
12.546 28.9 -0.003 -1.454
Kauaeranga

Kauaeranga Valley Road, Thames on the Kauaeranga River

28/07/16
16:15
6.512 12.1 0.026 -1.188
Kiwitahi

Kiwitahi on the Piako River

28/07/16
16:10
1.990 2.9 0.007 -0.510
Lake Waikare

Lake Waikare Road on Lake Waikare

28/07/16
16:05
5.634 0.049 0.034
Mangatangi

SH 2, Maramarua on the Mangatangi River

28/07/16
16:10
9.507 11.6 0.064 -1.493
Mangatawhiri

SH 2 Bridge, on the Mangatawhiri River

28/07/16
14:10
5.280 12.1 0.130 -1.220
Mangawara

Jefferis near Hoe-O-Tainui on the Mangawara River

28/07/16
16:15
18.265 8.5 -0.047 -0.235
Matahuru

Waiterimu Road Bridge on the Matahuru River

28/07/16
16:10
6.106 4.8 -0.016 -1.394
Maukoro Landing

Maukoro Landing Road, Patetonga on the Piako River

28/07/16
16:10
2.359 0.029 0.010
Mellon Road

Mellon Road Bridge, Elstow on the Waitoa River

28/07/16
16:10
7.487 17.4 0.000 -0.013
Mercer

Ferry Road Bridge, Mercer on the Waikato River

28/07/16
16:15
3.900 758.3 0.003 0.000
Ngaruawahia

Ngaruawahia on the Waikato River

28/07/16
16:20
10.658 570.6 -0.025 -1.242
Okauia

Okauia Springs Road Bridge on the Waihou River

28/07/16
16:10
27.356 36.6 0.025 -2.144
Opitonui

Downstream Awaroa confluence on Opitonui

28/07/16
14:10
0.630 1.5 0.069 -6.870
Otewa

Waipa River Road near Otewa on the Waipa River

28/07/16
16:10
76.292 30.2 -0.014 -1.508
Otorohanga

SH 31 Bridge, Otorohanga on the Waipa River

28/07/16
16:10
30.055 72.7 0.043 -1.445
Piako P-T Road

Paeroa-Tahuna Road Bridge on the Piako River

28/07/16
16:10
4.962 37.7 -0.010 -0.538
Pinedale

Pinedale on the Oraka River

28/07/16
14:10
1.113 2.5 -0.004 1.113
Pirongia

Pukehoua Bridge on Baffin Road, Pirongia

28/07/16
14:15
16.832 168.9 -0.016 -3.168
Puke Bridge

Puke Bridge, Paeroa (tidal) on the Waihou River

28/07/16
16:20
1.949 -0.139 -2.051
Puniu

Pokuru Road Bridge, Te Awamutu on the Puniu River

28/07/16
16:10
10.809 31.3 -0.001 -1.691
QueensHead

QueensHead on the Ohinemuri River

28/07/16
14:15
1.011 13.1 0.007 -8.789
Rangiriri

Rangiriri on the Waikato River

28/07/16
16:10
6.977 656.9 -0.007 -0.023
Ropeway

Ropeway, Island Block Road on the Whangamarino River

28/07/16
16:10
4.300 0.003 -0.700
Shaftesbury

Shaftesbury Road Bridge on the Waihou River

28/07/16
16:20
14.847 -0.006 -1.153
Tairua

Broken Hills on the Tairua River

28/07/16
16:30
1.593 0.0 -0.008 -1.907
Tauranga-Taupo

Te Kono off Kiko Road on Tauranga-Taupo River

28/07/16
14:15
0.740 22.2 0.033 -0.760
Te Aroha

Te Aroha on the Waihou River

28/07/16
16:25
8.480 58.6 0.001 -0.820
Te Kuiti

Te Kuiti Pumping Station on the Mangaokewa River

28/07/16
16:05
49.766 19.5 0.007 -0.234
Thames Tide

Tararu (Tidal) on the Firth of Thames

28/07/16
16:26
0.662 -0.357 -1.388
Tirohia

Tirohia (tidal) on the Waihou River

28/07/16
16:25
3.499 73.2 0.020 -1.001
Tuakau

Tuakua Road Bridge on Waikato

28/07/16
14:15
2.569 -0.006 2.569
Tuakau

SH 22 Bridge, Tuakau on the Whakapipi Stream

28/07/16
14:20
8.480 3.9 0.029 -0.520
Waharoa

Waharoa on the Waitoa River

28/07/16
14:15
46.184 5.6 0.001 -0.816
Waingaro

Ruakiwi Road Bridge on the Waingaro River

28/07/16
14:15
2.045 7.3 -0.008 -0.955
Whatawhata

SH 23 Bridge, Whatawhata on the Waipa River

28/07/16
16:10
13.685 203.6 -0.029 -1.815
Whitianga Tide

Whitianga Wharf (tidal) on the Whitianga Harbour

28/07/16
14:21
0.974 -0.002 -0.226

Footnotes

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