Safe Swim Spots

Fresh water

WAIKAWA E. coli Last update Cyanobacteria Last update
Waikawa Estuary at Footbridge No Recent Data 15 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 15 Mar 2020
Waikawa at Waikawa Campsite No Recent Data 15 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 15 Mar 2020
OHAU E. coli Last update Cyanobacteria Last update
Ohau River at Gladstone Reserve Green 04 Jun 2020 No Recent Data 15 Mar 2020
Ohau River at Kimberley Reserve Green 04 Jun 2020 No Recent Data 15 Mar 2020
Ohau River at Kirkaldies Reserve Green 04 Jun 2020 No Recent Data 15 Mar 2020
Ohau River at SH1 No Recent Data 15 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 15 Mar 2020
TOKOMARU E. coli Last update Cyanobacteria Last update
Tokomaru River at Horseshoe Bend Green 04 Jun 2020 No Recent Data 15 Mar 2020
KAHUTERAWA E. coli Last update Cyanobacteria Last update
Kahuterawa Stream at Sledge Track Green 03 Jun 2020 No Recent Data 15 Mar 2020
MANAWATU E. coli Last update Cyanobacteria Last update
Manawatu River at Hopelands Reserve Green 04 Jun 2020 No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020
Manawatu River at Palmerston North Red 04 Jun 2020 No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020
Manawatu River at Foxton No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020
Hokowhitu Lagoon at The Walkbridge No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020
Makakahi River at Motor Camp No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020
Manawatu River at Ferry Reserve No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020
Manawatu River at Ahimate Beach (formerly Waitoetoe Park) No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020
Manawatu River at Weber Road No Recent Data 16 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 16 Mar 2020
Manawatu River at Whirokino No Recent Data 15 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 15 Mar 2020
Mangaore Stream at downstream Mangahao Power Station No Recent Data 15 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 15 Mar 2020
MANGATAINOKA E. coli Last update Cyanobacteria Last update
Mangatainoka River at SH2 Reserve Green 04 Jun 2020 No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020
Mangatainoka River at Pahiatua Town Bridge No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020
Mangatainoka River at Scarborough Konini Road No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020
MANGAHAO E. coli Last update Cyanobacteria Last update
Mangahao River at Marima Domain Green 04 Jun 2020 No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020
Mangahao River at Poplar Reserve No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020
POHANGINA E. coli Last update Cyanobacteria Last update
Pohangina River at Totara Reserve Amber 04 Jun 2020 No Recent Data 16 Mar 2020
Pohangina River at Piripiri No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020
Pohangina River at Raumai Reserve Caution: increased cliff hazard risk at this site. Please exercise caution and best judgement when swimming at this location and avoid the area directly underneath the cliff face. No Recent Data No Recent Data
OROUA E. coli Last update Cyanobacteria Last update
Oroua River at Feilding (Timona Park) Red 04 Jun 2020 No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020
Oroua River at Bartletts Ford No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020
Oroua River at Londons Ford No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020
Oroua River at Almadale No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020
Oroua River at Awahuri Bridge No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020
Oroua River at Feilding Road Bridge (Colyton Reserve) No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020
RANGITIKEI E. coli Last update Cyanobacteria Last update
Rangitikei River at Mangaweka Green 04 Jun 2020 No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020
Rangitikei River at Vinegar Hill Green 04 Jun 2020 No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020
Hautapu River at Papakai Park PUBLIC WARNING: Do not swim downstream of the discharge pipe Red Red
Moawhango River at Moawhango No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020
Rangitikei River at Bulls Bridge No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020
Rangitikei River at Kakariki No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020
Rangitikei River at McKelvies No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020
Rangitikei River at Onepuhi No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020
Rangitikei River at Pukeokahu No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020
Rangitikei River at the Meetings of the Waters No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020
Rangitikei River at Estuary No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020
Mangawharariki at Ruahine Dress Circle No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020
WHANGANUI E. coli Last update Cyanobacteria Last update
Whanganui River at Town Bridge No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020
Makotuku River at Raetihi Motor Camp No Recent Data 18 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 20 Feb 2019
Manganui o te Ao at Ruatiti Domain No Recent Data 18 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 20 Feb 2019
Ongarue River at Cherry Grove No Recent Data 18 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 20 Feb 2019
Raukawa Falls No Recent Data 01 May 2019 No Recent Data 20 Feb 2019
Whakapapa River at Owhango No Recent Data 18 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 20 Feb 2019
Whanganui River at Cherry Grove No Recent Data 18 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 20 Feb 2019
Whanganui River at Union Boat Club Pontoons No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020
Whanganui River at Manunui No Recent Data 18 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 20 Feb 2019
Whanganui River at Mosquito Point No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020
Whanganui River at Pipiriki No Recent Data 18 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 20 Feb 2019
COASTAL LAKES E. coli Last update Cyanobacteria Last update
Duddings Lake No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020
Lake Wiritoa No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020
Lake Horowhenua at Domain Foreshore Lake Horowhenua is not suitable for swimming Red Red
COASTAL STREAMS AND ESTUARIES E. coli Last update Cyanobacteria Last update
Akitio River at Estuary No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020
Kai Iwi Stream at Archers Bridge Swimming is not currently suitable at this site Red Red
Ototoka Stream at Beach Road Swimming is not currently suitable at this site Red Red
Wainui Stream at Herbertville No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020
KAIKOKOPU E. coli Last update Cyanobacteria Last update
Kaikokopu Stream at Himatangi Beach No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020
MOWHANAU E. coli Last update Cyanobacteria Last update
Mowhanau Stream at Footbridge Swimming is not currently suitable at this site Red Red
TURAKINA E. coli Last update Cyanobacteria Last update
Turakina River at Mouth No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020
WAIRARAWA E. coli Last update Cyanobacteria Last update
Wairarawa Stream at Waitarere Beach No Recent Data 15 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 15 Mar 2020
WHANGAEHU E. coli Last update Cyanobacteria Last update
Mangawhero River at SH49 No Recent Data 18 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 20 Feb 2019
Mangawhero River at Burns Street No Recent Data 18 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 20 Feb 2019
Whangaehu River at Fields Track No Recent Data 18 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 20 Feb 2019
AKITIO E. coli Last update Cyanobacteria Last update
Waihi River at Falls No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020 No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020

Coastal

COASTAL BEACHES Enterococci Last update
Tasman Sea at Waikawa Beach No Recent Data 15 Mar 2020
Tasman Sea at Waitarere Beach No Recent Data 15 Mar 2020
Tasman Sea at Foxton Beach No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020
Tasman Sea at Himatangi Beach No Recent Data 22 Mar 2020
Tasman Sea at Castlecliff Beach No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020
Tasman Sea at Kai Iwi Beach No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020
Pacific Ocean at Akitio Beach No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020
Pacific Ocean at Herbertville Beach No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020
Tasman Sea at South Beach No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020
Tasman Sea at Turakina Beach No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020
Tasman Sea at Ototoka Beach No Recent Data 23 Mar 2020