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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

26/01/15
09:40
0.608 1.4 0.000 -1.292
Control Structure

Whangamarino Control Structure on the Waikato River

26/01/15
09:35
1.669 -0.036 -1.581
Dreadnought

Dreadnought Culvert on the Mangaonua Stream

26/01/15
09:40
0.997 1.9 0.000 0.997
Falls Road

Upstream of Falls Road on the Whangamarino Wetland

26/01/15
09:45
3.131 0.000 -1.869
Hamilton

Victoria Bridge, Hamilton on the Waikato River

26/01/15
09:40
11.763 161.9 0.005 -2.237
Hoods Landing

Hoods Landing Road on the Waikato River

26/01/15
09:40
0.130 -0.116 -2.070
Huntly

Huntly Power Station on the Waikato River

26/01/15
09:40
6.711 177.6 -0.016 -3.089
Karangahake

River Road, Karangahake on the Ohinemuri River

26/01/15
09:40
11.761 1.9 -0.003 -2.239
Kauaeranga

Kauaeranga Valley Road, Thames on the Kauaeranga River

26/01/15
09:40
6.007 0.7 0.000 -1.693
Kiwitahi

Kiwitahi on the Piako River

26/01/15
09:40
1.022 0.3 0.000 -1.478
Lake Waikare

Lake Waikare Road on Lake Waikare

26/01/15
09:40
5.451 0.004 -0.149
Mangatangi

SH 2, Maramarua on the Mangatangi River

26/01/15
09:40
8.398 0.4 0.000 -2.602
Mangatawhiri

SH 2 Bridge, on the Mangatawhiri River

26/01/15
09:40
4.253 0.4 -0.002 -2.247
Mangawara

Jefferis near Hoe-O-Tainui on the Mangawara River

26/01/15
09:45
16.591 0.2 0.003 -1.909
Matahuru

Waiterimu Road Bridge on the Matahuru River

26/01/15
09:40
5.446 0.7 -0.002 -2.054
Maukoro Landing

Maukoro Landing Road, Patetonga on the Piako River

26/01/15
09:40
-0.262 -0.171 -2.612
Mellon Road

Mellon Road Bridge, Elstow on the Waitoa River

26/01/15
09:40
5.819 0.9 0.000 -1.681
Mercer

Ferry Road Bridge, Mercer on the Waikato River

26/01/15
09:45
1.428 191.8 -0.053 -2.472
Ngaruawahia

Ngaruawahia on the Waikato River

26/01/15
09:50
8.444 176.7 0.000 -3.456
Okauia

Okauia Springs Road Bridge on the Waihou River

26/01/15
09:40
26.653 19.4 0.000 -2.847
Opitonui

Downstream Awaroa confluence on Opitonui

26/01/15
09:45
0.235 0.3 -0.001 -7.265
Otewa

Waipa River Road near Otewa on the Waipa River

26/01/15
09:40
75.509 2.1 0.008 -2.291
Otorohanga

SH 31 Bridge, Otorohanga on the Waipa River

26/01/15
09:40
27.978 4.3 -0.014 -3.522
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

26/01/15
09:40
1.899 1.7 -0.001 -3.601
Pinedale

Pinedale on the Oraka River

26/01/15
09:40
0.147 0.9 0.000 0.147
Pirongia

Pukehoua Bridge on Baffin Road, Pirongia

26/01/15
09:45
12.195 12.0 -0.002 -7.805
Puke Bridge

Puke Bridge, Paeroa (tidal) on the Waihou River

26/01/15
09:40
0.023 -0.151 -3.977
Puniu

Pokuru Road Bridge, Te Awamutu on the Puniu River

26/01/15
09:40
8.326 6.5 0.004 -4.174
QueensHead

QueensHead on the Ohinemuri River

26/01/15
09:45
0.212 0.8 0.000 -3.288
Rangiriri

Rangiriri on the Waikato River

26/01/15
09:40
4.949 176.5 -0.001 -2.051
Ropeway

Ropeway, Island Block Road on the Whangamarino River

26/01/15
09:40
3.029 0.001 -1.971
Shaftesbury

Shaftesbury Road Bridge on the Waihou River

26/01/15
09:50
13.656 -0.003 -2.344
Tairua

Broken Hills on the Tairua River

26/01/15
09:45
1.124 0.9 0.000 -2.376
Tauranga-Taupo

Te Kono off Kiko Road on Tauranga-Taupo River

26/01/15
09:45
0.190 3.1 0.000 -1.310
Te Aroha

Te Aroha on the Waihou River

26/01/15
09:40
7.057 22.5 -0.002 -2.243
Te Kuiti

Te Kuiti Pumping Station on the Mangaokewa River

26/01/15
09:45
48.526 0.8 0.007 -1.474
Thames Tide

Tararu (Tidal) on the Firth of Thames

26/01/15
09:44
1.144 0.832 -0.906
Tirohia

Tirohia (tidal) on the Waihou River

26/01/15
09:40
1.951 22.0 -0.013 -2.549
Tuakau

Tuakua Road Bridge on Waikato

26/01/15
09:15
0.847 -0.120 0.847
Tuakau

SH 22 Bridge, Tuakau on the Whakapipi Stream

26/01/15
09:50
7.966 0.1 0.000 -1.034
Waharoa

Waharoa on the Waitoa River

26/01/15
09:50
45.507 0.2 0.000 -1.493
Waingaro

Ruakiwi Road Bridge on the Waingaro River

26/01/15
09:50
0.723 0.7 -0.007 -2.277
Whatawhata

SH 23 Bridge, Whatawhata on the Waipa River

26/01/15
09:40
8.773 31.9 -0.003 -6.727
Whitianga Tide

Whitianga Wharf (tidal) on the Whitianga Harbour

26/01/15
09:52
0.715 0.351 -0.485

Footnotes

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