Aotea

Kawhia, New Zealand
Managed by Pulse Energy

Aotea was a canoe that Māori people used to migrate to New Zealand and the fisrt planting spot of kumera on the island. This harbour is smallest natural inlet on the Tasman Sea in Waikato. Most of the surrounding area is used for cattle and sheep grazing but there are nice walking treks as well.

WATER QUALITY
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MONITORING FREQUENCY

Aotea is not sampled

SOURCE INFORMATION

The Waikato Regional Council historically gathered samples at coastal sites in order have a representative graph of the quality of recreational sites. Data was collected on the West Coast in 2008-2009 and on the Coromandel Peninsula in 2007-2008.

Sites are not currently monitored and therefore there are no water quality updates for Waikato swim sites in Swim Guide.

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

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

Aotea

Kawhia, New Zealand
Managed by Pulse Energy

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

Aotea was a canoe that Māori people used to migrate to New Zealand and the fisrt planting spot of kumera on the island. This harbour is smallest natural inlet on the Tasman Sea in Waikato. Most of the surrounding area is used for cattle and sheep grazing but there are nice walking treks as well.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Aotea is not sampled

SOURCE INFORMATION

The Waikato Regional Council historically gathered samples at coastal sites in order have a representative graph of the quality of recreational sites. Data was collected on the West Coast in 2008-2009 and on the Coromandel Peninsula in 2007-2008.

Sites are not currently monitored and therefore there are no water quality updates for Waikato swim sites in Swim Guide.

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

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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