Aramoana Beach / Shoal Beach

Aramoana, New Zealand
Managed by Pulse Energy

The name Aramoana comes from the Māori language and means "pathway to the sea". This sandy beach is well known for swimming, diving, fishing, surfing and water sports . Te Angiangi Marine Reserve prevents commercial fishing vessels from operating, however, recreational fishing is allowed with a permit. Overnight camping is only permitted in one of the 3 marked spaces in fully self contained motor homes.

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Pulse Energy updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
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MONITORING FREQUENCY

Aramoana Beach / Shoal Beach is sampled weekly from October 30th to December 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

Scientists from Hawkes Bay Regional Council monitor 37 coastal sites, rivers and lakes from November 1- March 30. Sites are tested on a weekly basis.

Click on sites in the map below and the data will be displayed in the window. You can also phone 0800 B4Uswim for weekly results or visit the website here: http://www.hbrc.govt.nz/Services/Environment/Water/Pages/rec-water-quality.aspx

Coastal sites are tested for enterococci levels. Beaches with elevated levels of bacteria are test more regularly.

Signs will also be posted at beaches and until water levels return to a safe level.

Swimming is not recommended within 48 hours after a heavy rainfall or around stormwater outfalls and at stream mouths.

A beach has a GREEN current status in Swim Guide when it has met the water quality standard of <140 enterococci/100 mL and has a rank of GREEN.

A beach has a RED current status in Swim Guide when samples exceed the water quality criteria of >140 enterococci/100 mL and there is an AMBER or RED alert.

A beach is marked Grey in Swim Guide when there is no current or reliable monitoring information available.

You can report pollution concerns by calling 0800 108 838 and by using our Report Pollution tool on Swim Guide.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Aramoana Beach / Shoal Beach

Aramoana, New Zealand
Managed by Pulse Energy

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Pulse Energy updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
For water quality icon legend, click:   

The name Aramoana comes from the Māori language and means "pathway to the sea". This sandy beach is well known for swimming, diving, fishing, surfing and water sports . Te Angiangi Marine Reserve prevents commercial fishing vessels from operating, however, recreational fishing is allowed with a permit. Overnight camping is only permitted in one of the 3 marked spaces in fully self contained motor homes.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Aramoana Beach / Shoal Beach is sampled weekly from October 30th to December 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

Scientists from Hawkes Bay Regional Council monitor 37 coastal sites, rivers and lakes from November 1- March 30. Sites are tested on a weekly basis.

Click on sites in the map below and the data will be displayed in the window. You can also phone 0800 B4Uswim for weekly results or visit the website here: http://www.hbrc.govt.nz/Services/Environment/Water/Pages/rec-water-quality.aspx

Coastal sites are tested for enterococci levels. Beaches with elevated levels of bacteria are test more regularly.

Signs will also be posted at beaches and until water levels return to a safe level.

Swimming is not recommended within 48 hours after a heavy rainfall or around stormwater outfalls and at stream mouths.

A beach has a GREEN current status in Swim Guide when it has met the water quality standard of <140 enterococci/100 mL and has a rank of GREEN.

A beach has a RED current status in Swim Guide when samples exceed the water quality criteria of >140 enterococci/100 mL and there is an AMBER or RED alert.

A beach is marked Grey in Swim Guide when there is no current or reliable monitoring information available.

You can report pollution concerns by calling 0800 108 838 and by using our Report Pollution tool on Swim Guide.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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