Anaura Bay South Camp

Tokomaru Bay, New Zealand
Managed by Swim Guide NZ

Recent and ongoing rejuvenation projects are making this 2km long sandy beach even more beautiful. Swimmers are encouraged to go a little further north as run off from surrounding farmlands have contaminated water at the lagoon close to here. There is a permanent boil water advisory at the campground. Amenities at the campground include showers, children's play area, toilets and community kitchen.

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on December 29th, 2018. Swim Guide NZ 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

Anaura Bay South Camp is sampled weekly from November 1st to March 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

The Gisborne District Council measures water quality at 14 coastal beaches from November to March.

Marine water is tested weekly for enterococci levels.

The council issues an AMBER alert if a single sample level of enterococci are greater than 140 units /100 ml of water. Daily testing would occur to determine if the problem is ongoing. When two consecutive results show Enterococci levels higher than 280 units /100ml of water warnings are posted. Signs will also be posted at beaches and until water levels return to a safe level.

Pulse Energy updates Swim Guide for the latest water quality information daily, Monday - Friday during the swimming season. 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/

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.

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

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Anaura Bay South Camp

Tokomaru Bay, New Zealand
Managed by Swim Guide NZ

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on December 29th, 2018. Swim Guide NZ 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:   

Recent and ongoing rejuvenation projects are making this 2km long sandy beach even more beautiful. Swimmers are encouraged to go a little further north as run off from surrounding farmlands have contaminated water at the lagoon close to here. There is a permanent boil water advisory at the campground. Amenities at the campground include showers, children's play area, toilets and community kitchen.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Anaura Bay South Camp is sampled weekly from November 1st to March 31st

SOURCE INFORMATION

The Gisborne District Council measures water quality at 14 coastal beaches from November to March.

Marine water is tested weekly for enterococci levels.

The council issues an AMBER alert if a single sample level of enterococci are greater than 140 units /100 ml of water. Daily testing would occur to determine if the problem is ongoing. When two consecutive results show Enterococci levels higher than 280 units /100ml of water warnings are posted. Signs will also be posted at beaches and until water levels return to a safe level.

Pulse Energy updates Swim Guide for the latest water quality information daily, Monday - Friday during the swimming season. 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/

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.

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

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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