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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

06/02/16
07:00
1.362 32.1 0.681 -0.538
Control Structure

Whangamarino Control Structure on the Waikato River

07/02/16
23:10
1.868 0.101 -1.382
Falls Road

Upstream of Falls Road on the Whangamarino Wetland

07/02/16
22:40
3.164 0.000 -1.836
Hamilton

Victoria Bridge, Hamilton on the Waikato River

07/02/16
23:10
11.833 166.0 0.012 -2.167
Hoods Landing

Hoods Landing Road on the Waikato River

07/02/16
23:10
1.432 -0.100 -0.768
Huntly

Huntly Power Station on the Waikato River

07/02/16
23:10
6.883 0.0 -0.009 -2.917
Karangahake

River Road, Karangahake on the Ohinemuri River

07/02/16
23:10
12.149 11.0 -0.007 -1.851
Kauaeranga

Kauaeranga Valley Road, Thames on the Kauaeranga River

07/02/16
23:10
6.336 6.3 -0.016 -1.364
Kiwitahi

Kiwitahi on the Piako River

07/02/16
23:10
1.027 0.1 0.000 -1.473
Lake Waikare

Lake Waikare Road on Lake Waikare

07/02/16
23:10
5.533 0.002 -0.067
Mangatangi

SH 2, Maramarua on the Mangatangi River

07/02/16
23:10
8.531 1.0 -0.001 -2.469
Mangatawhiri

SH 2 Bridge, on the Mangatawhiri River

07/02/16
23:10
4.323 0.4 -0.001 -2.177
Mangawara

Jefferis near Hoe-O-Tainui on the Mangawara River

07/02/16
22:40
16.649 0.2 0.000 -1.851
Matahuru

Waiterimu Road Bridge on the Matahuru River

07/02/16
23:10
5.546 1.1 0.014 -1.954
Maukoro Landing

Maukoro Landing Road, Patetonga on the Piako River

07/02/16
23:10
0.737 -0.214 -1.612
Mellon Road

Mellon Road Bridge, Elstow on the Waitoa River

07/02/16
23:10
5.825 0.7 0.000 -1.675
Mercer

Ferry Road Bridge, Mercer on the Waikato River

07/02/16
22:40
1.680 236.5 0.094 -2.220
Ngaruawahia

Ngaruawahia on the Waikato River

07/02/16
22:45
8.622 198.5 0.000 -3.278
Okauia

Okauia Springs Road Bridge on the Waihou River

07/02/16
23:10
26.752 19.5 -0.001 -2.748
Opitonui

Downstream Awaroa confluence on Opitonui

07/02/16
22:40
0.333 0.5 -0.003 -7.167
Otewa

Waipa River Road near Otewa on the Waipa River

07/02/16
23:10
75.614 4.5 -0.002 -2.186
Otorohanga

SH 31 Bridge, Otorohanga on the Waipa River

07/02/16
23:10
28.447 15.2 -0.009 -3.053
Piako P-T Road

Paeroa-Tahuna Road Bridge on the Piako River

07/02/16
23:10
1.845 0.6 -0.002 -3.655
Pinedale

Pinedale on the Oraka River

07/02/16
22:40
1.052 2.1 0.000 1.052
Pirongia

Pukehoua Bridge on Baffin Road, Pirongia

07/02/16
22:45
12.786 27.6 -0.003 -7.214
Puke Bridge

Puke Bridge, Paeroa (tidal) on the Waihou River

07/02/16
23:10
1.034 -0.217 -2.966
Puniu

Pokuru Road Bridge, Te Awamutu on the Puniu River

07/02/16
23:10
8.543 4.6 -0.013 -3.957
QueensHead

QueensHead on the Ohinemuri River

07/02/16
22:45
0.455 3.3 -0.003 -9.346
Rangiriri

Rangiriri on the Waikato River

07/02/16
23:10
5.091 0.0 -0.005 -1.909
Ropeway

Ropeway, Island Block Road on the Whangamarino River

07/02/16
23:10
3.062 0.000 -1.938
Shaftesbury

Shaftesbury Road Bridge on the Waihou River

07/02/16
22:45
14.031 -0.004 -1.969
Tairua

Broken Hills on the Tairua River

07/02/16
22:45
1.464 6.8 -0.010 -2.036
Tauranga-Taupo

Te Kono off Kiko Road on Tauranga-Taupo River

07/02/16
22:45
0.204 3.3 -0.001 -1.296
Te Aroha

Te Aroha on the Waihou River

07/02/16
23:15
7.649 0.0 -0.018 -1.651
Te Kuiti

Te Kuiti Pumping Station on the Mangaokewa River

07/02/16
23:05
48.597 2.0 -0.003 -1.403
Thames Tide

Tararu (Tidal) on the Firth of Thames

07/02/16
22:48
-0.724 -0.546 -2.774
Tirohia

Tirohia (tidal) on the Waihou River

07/02/16
22:45
2.713 42.6 -0.013 -1.787
Tuakau

Tuakua Road Bridge on Waikato

07/02/16
22:45
1.564 0.278 1.564
Tuakau

SH 22 Bridge, Tuakau on the Whakapipi Stream

07/02/16
22:50
8.012 0.2 -0.001 -0.988
Waharoa

Waharoa on the Waitoa River

07/02/16
22:45
45.524 0.2 0.001 -1.476
Waingaro

Ruakiwi Road Bridge on the Waingaro River

07/02/16
22:45
0.759 0.7 0.008 -2.241
Whatawhata

SH 23 Bridge, Whatawhata on the Waipa River

07/02/16
23:10
9.395 27.4 0.001 -6.105
Whitianga Tide

Whitianga Wharf (tidal) on the Whitianga Harbour

07/02/16
22:52
-0.340 -0.316 -1.540

Footnotes

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