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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

02/09/15
05:40
1.269 26.8 -0.005 -0.631
Control Structure

Whangamarino Control Structure on the Waikato River

02/09/15
05:40
4.058 0.038 0.808
Dreadnought

Dreadnought Culvert on the Mangaonua Stream

31/08/15
20:10
1.063 2.2 0.000 1.063
Falls Road

Upstream of Falls Road on the Whangamarino Wetland

02/09/15
05:40
4.947 -0.001 -0.053
Hamilton

Victoria Bridge, Hamilton on the Waikato River

02/09/15
05:10
14.677 492.6 0.023 0.677
Hoods Landing

Hoods Landing Road on the Waikato River

02/09/15
05:40
1.016 -0.197 -1.184
Huntly

Huntly Power Station on the Waikato River

02/09/15
05:10
9.333 0.0 0.045 -0.467
Karangahake

River Road, Karangahake on the Ohinemuri River

02/09/15
05:40
13.764 0.0 -0.069 -0.236
Kauaeranga

Kauaeranga Valley Road, Thames on the Kauaeranga River

02/09/15
05:40
6.795 0.0 -0.023 -0.905
Kiwitahi

Kiwitahi on the Piako River

02/09/15
05:40
2.887 0.0 -0.057 0.387
Lake Waikare

Lake Waikare Road on Lake Waikare

02/09/15
05:35
5.665 0.017 0.065
Mangatangi

SH 2, Maramarua on the Mangatangi River

02/09/15
05:45
11.443 0.0 -0.160 0.443
Mangatawhiri

SH 2 Bridge, on the Mangatawhiri River

02/09/15
05:40
5.663 0.0 -0.044 -0.837
Mangawara

Jefferis near Hoe-O-Tainui on the Mangawara River

02/09/15
05:15
19.445 26.8 -0.102 0.945
Matahuru

Waiterimu Road Bridge on the Matahuru River

02/09/15
05:40
8.496 43.2 -0.048 0.996
Maukoro Landing

Maukoro Landing Road, Patetonga on the Piako River

02/09/15
05:45
2.445 -0.015 0.095
Mellon Road

Mellon Road Bridge, Elstow on the Waitoa River

02/09/15
05:45
7.044 0.0 0.021 -0.456
Mercer

Ferry Road Bridge, Mercer on the Waikato River

02/09/15
05:45
3.785 0.0 0.030 -0.115
Ngaruawahia

Ngaruawahia on the Waikato River

02/09/15
05:20
11.444 736.4 0.035 -0.456
Okauia

Okauia Springs Road Bridge on the Waihou River

02/09/15
05:40
28.603 78.5 -0.088 -0.897
Opitonui

Downstream Awaroa confluence on Opitonui

02/09/15
05:45
0.657 0.0 -0.020 -6.843
Otewa

Waipa River Road near Otewa on the Waipa River

02/09/15
05:40
76.350 33.3 0.000 -1.450
Otorohanga

SH 31 Bridge, Otorohanga on the Waipa River

02/09/15
05:40
30.425 86.2 -0.005 -1.075
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

02/09/15
05:10
5.845 54.7 0.047 0.345
Pinedale

Pinedale on the Oraka River

02/09/15
05:40
2.133 26.8 -0.106 2.133
Pirongia

Pukehoua Bridge on Baffin Road, Pirongia

02/09/15
05:45
18.532 0.0 0.025 -1.468
Puke Bridge

Puke Bridge, Paeroa (tidal) on the Waihou River

02/09/15
05:20
3.400 -0.072 -0.600
Puniu

Pokuru Road Bridge, Te Awamutu on the Puniu River

02/09/15
05:40
11.025 34.4 0.056 -1.475
QueensHead

QueensHead on the Ohinemuri River

16/06/15
12:50
0.000 64.5 0.000 -3.500
Rangiriri

Rangiriri on the Waikato River

02/09/15
05:10
7.154 698.9 0.039 0.154
Ropeway

Ropeway, Island Block Road on the Whangamarino River

02/09/15
05:10
4.052 0.037 -0.948
Shaftesbury

Shaftesbury Road Bridge on the Waihou River

02/09/15
05:20
17.233 0.026 1.233
Tairua

Broken Hills on the Tairua River

02/09/15
05:20
2.048 38.4 -0.027 -1.452
Tauranga-Taupo

Te Kono off Kiko Road on Tauranga-Taupo River

02/09/15
04:00
0.752 22.8 0.008 -0.748
Te Aroha

Te Aroha on the Waihou River

02/09/15
05:20
10.426 144.5 0.007 1.126
Te Kuiti

Te Kuiti Pumping Station on the Mangaokewa River

02/09/15
05:40
49.178 9.5 -0.002 -0.822
Thames Tide

Tararu (Tidal) on the Firth of Thames

02/09/15
05:24
-0.797 0.554 -2.847
Tirohia

Tirohia (tidal) on the Waihou River

02/09/15
05:25
4.625 127.3 0.036 0.125
Tuakau

Tuakua Road Bridge on Waikato

02/09/15
05:20
2.597 -0.020 2.597
Tuakau

SH 22 Bridge, Tuakau on the Whakapipi Stream

02/09/15
05:20
8.484 4.0 -0.012 -0.516
Waharoa

Waharoa on the Waitoa River

02/09/15
05:25
46.533 9.9 0.008 -0.467
Waingaro

Ruakiwi Road Bridge on the Waingaro River

02/09/15
05:20
3.370 26.0 -0.105 0.370
Whatawhata

SH 23 Bridge, Whatawhata on the Waipa River

02/09/15
05:40
14.745 259.6 0.051 -0.755
Whitianga Tide

Whitianga Wharf (tidal) on the Whitianga Harbour

02/09/15
05:26
-0.175 0.378 -1.375

Footnotes

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