Hahei

Managed by Pulse Energy

Swimming, beach combing, scuba diving, boating are just a few of the things you can look forward to on the beautiful white and pink sandy beaches in Hahei. Mercury Bay's Māori name is Te-Whanganui-A-Hei, or "The Great Bay of Hei". The area is named after Hei, one of the 3 brothers that accompanied Kupe in mid 900 AD.

WATER QUALITY
  • No data available
  • Current Status
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MONITORING FREQUENCY

Hahei is not sampled

SOURCE INFORMATION

The Waikato Regional Council monitors coastal sites from November to March.

A beach has a GREEN current status in Swim Guide when it has met the water quality standard of 280 enterococci/100 mL.

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

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

Data in Swim Guide is sourced from LAWA’s “Can I Swim Here” program.
Visit LAWA’s factsheet on recreational monitoring in NZ here. https://www.lawa.org.nz/learn/factsheets/what-do-the-swim-icons-mean/
LAWA assigns each site a grade, which is based on the last three years of monitoring data from the site.

For more information on historical monitoring in this region please visit the council’s website: http://www.waikatoregion.govt.nz/Environment/Natural-resources/coast/Coastal-water-quality/Coastal-water-quality-for-swimming/

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Hahei

Managed by Pulse Energy

WATER QUALITY
  • No data available
  • Current Status
For water quality icon legend, click:   

Swimming, beach combing, scuba diving, boating are just a few of the things you can look forward to on the beautiful white and pink sandy beaches in Hahei. Mercury Bay's Māori name is Te-Whanganui-A-Hei, or "The Great Bay of Hei". The area is named after Hei, one of the 3 brothers that accompanied Kupe in mid 900 AD.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Hahei is not sampled

SOURCE INFORMATION

The Waikato Regional Council monitors coastal sites from November to March.

A beach has a GREEN current status in Swim Guide when it has met the water quality standard of 280 enterococci/100 mL.

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

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

Data in Swim Guide is sourced from LAWA’s “Can I Swim Here” program.
Visit LAWA’s factsheet on recreational monitoring in NZ here. https://www.lawa.org.nz/learn/factsheets/what-do-the-swim-icons-mean/
LAWA assigns each site a grade, which is based on the last three years of monitoring data from the site.

For more information on historical monitoring in this region please visit the council’s website: http://www.waikatoregion.govt.nz/Environment/Natural-resources/coast/Coastal-water-quality/Coastal-water-quality-for-swimming/

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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