New Chums Beach

Whangapoua, New Zealand
Managed by Pulse Energy

New Chums beach is near Whangapoua on the coast of the Coromandel Peninsula in Wainuiototo Bay.

New Chums beach is not accessible by car. You can get there by a 30-minute walk along the coast at the northern end of Whangapoua.

Don’t let the walk put you off as it is definitely worth it when you arrive. New Chums beach is one of top beaches in the world!

Make sure you pack a picnic and spend the whole day there.

Photo to Awful n4

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

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

New Chums Beach

Whangapoua, New Zealand
Managed by Pulse Energy

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

New Chums beach is near Whangapoua on the coast of the Coromandel Peninsula in Wainuiototo Bay.

New Chums beach is not accessible by car. You can get there by a 30-minute walk along the coast at the northern end of Whangapoua.

Don’t let the walk put you off as it is definitely worth it when you arrive. New Chums beach is one of top beaches in the world!

Make sure you pack a picnic and spend the whole day there.

Photo to Awful n4

MONITORING FREQUENCY

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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