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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

30/04/16
01:40
0.670 2.5 0.000 -1.230
Control Structure

Whangamarino Control Structure on the Waikato River

30/04/16
01:40
1.717 -0.019 -1.533
Falls Road

Upstream of Falls Road on the Whangamarino Wetland

30/04/16
01:40
3.199 0.000 -1.801
Hamilton

Victoria Bridge, Hamilton on the Waikato River

30/04/16
01:40
11.796 162.4 -0.031 -2.204
Hoods Landing

Hoods Landing Road on the Waikato River

30/04/16
01:40
0.738 0.303 -1.462
Huntly

Huntly Power Station on the Waikato River

30/04/16
01:00
6.811 193.5 0.002 -2.989
Karangahake

River Road, Karangahake on the Ohinemuri River

30/04/16
01:40
11.939 0.0 0.000 -2.061
Kauaeranga

Kauaeranga Valley Road, Thames on the Kauaeranga River

30/04/16
01:40
6.094 0.0 0.000 -1.606
Kiwitahi

Kiwitahi on the Piako River

30/04/16
01:40
0.957 0.0 -0.001 -1.543
Lake Waikare

Lake Waikare Road on Lake Waikare

30/04/16
01:40
5.474 0.006 -0.126
Mangatangi

SH 2, Maramarua on the Mangatangi River

30/04/16
01:45
8.515 0.0 0.000 -2.485
Mangatawhiri

SH 2 Bridge, on the Mangatawhiri River

30/04/16
01:40
4.323 0.4 0.000 -2.177
Mangawara

Jefferis near Hoe-O-Tainui on the Mangawara River

30/04/16
01:40
16.635 0.3 -0.002 -1.865
Matahuru

Waiterimu Road Bridge on the Matahuru River

30/04/16
01:45
5.480 0.0 0.003 -2.020
Maukoro Landing

Maukoro Landing Road, Patetonga on the Piako River

30/04/16
01:45
0.717 0.344 -1.633
Mellon Road

Mellon Road Bridge, Elstow on the Waitoa River

30/04/16
01:45
5.816 0.0 0.001 -1.684
Mercer

Ferry Road Bridge, Mercer on the Waikato River

30/04/16
01:15
1.548 212.7 -0.021 -2.352
Ngaruawahia

Ngaruawahia on the Waikato River

30/04/16
01:20
8.555 188.9 0.002 -3.345
Okauia

Okauia Springs Road Bridge on the Waihou River

30/04/16
01:40
26.722 18.8 0.003 -2.778
Opitonui

Downstream Awaroa confluence on Opitonui

30/04/16
01:40
0.462 0.0 0.000 -7.038
Otewa

Waipa River Road near Otewa on the Waipa River

30/04/16
01:40
75.479 2.2 0.001 -2.321
Otorohanga

SH 31 Bridge, Otorohanga on the Waipa River

30/04/16
01:40
28.119 7.0 0.002 -3.381
Piako P-T Road

Paeroa-Tahuna Road Bridge on the Piako River

30/04/16
01:20
1.724 0.5 -0.001 -3.776
Pinedale

Pinedale on the Oraka River

30/04/16
01:40
1.028 0.0 0.001 1.028
Pirongia

Pukehoua Bridge on Baffin Road, Pirongia

30/04/16
01:45
12.317 0.0 0.000 -7.683
Puke Bridge

Puke Bridge, Paeroa (tidal) on the Waihou River

30/04/16
01:20
1.160 0.484 -2.840
Puniu

Pokuru Road Bridge, Te Awamutu on the Puniu River

30/04/16
01:40
8.432 5.0 0.000 -4.068
QueensHead

QueensHead on the Ohinemuri River

30/04/16
01:45
0.363 0.0 -0.002 -9.437
Rangiriri

Rangiriri on the Waikato River

30/04/16
01:10
5.015 187.3 -0.003 -1.985
Ropeway

Ropeway, Island Block Road on the Whangamarino River

30/04/16
01:10
3.101 0.000 -1.899
Shaftesbury

Shaftesbury Road Bridge on the Waihou River

30/04/16
01:20
13.719 -0.001 -2.281
Tairua

Broken Hills on the Tairua River

30/04/16
01:40
1.243 0.0 -0.001 -2.257
Tauranga-Taupo

Te Kono off Kiko Road on Tauranga-Taupo River

30/04/16
01:45
0.173 0.0 -0.001 -1.327
Te Aroha

Te Aroha on the Waihou River

30/04/16
01:25
7.189 24.1 0.000 -2.111
Te Kuiti

Te Kuiti Pumping Station on the Mangaokewa River

30/04/16
01:40
48.556 1.3 0.000 -1.444
Thames Tide

Tararu (Tidal) on the Firth of Thames

30/04/16
01:25
1.168 -0.168 -0.882
Tirohia

Tirohia (tidal) on the Waihou River

30/04/16
01:25
2.101 25.3 -0.001 -2.399
Tuakau

Tuakua Road Bridge on Waikato

30/04/16
01:15
0.645 -0.025 0.645
Tuakau

SH 22 Bridge, Tuakau on the Whakapipi Stream

30/04/16
01:40
7.987 0.2 0.000 -1.013
Waharoa

Waharoa on the Waitoa River

30/04/16
01:40
45.528 0.2 0.000 -1.472
Waingaro

Ruakiwi Road Bridge on the Waingaro River

30/04/16
01:20
0.638 0.3 0.003 -2.362
Whatawhata

SH 23 Bridge, Whatawhata on the Waipa River

30/04/16
01:40
8.964 18.5 -0.001 -6.536
Whitianga Tide

Whitianga Wharf (tidal) on the Whitianga Harbour

30/04/16
01:42
0.686 -0.143 -0.514

Footnotes

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