Safe Swim Spots

Fresh water

WAIKAWA E. coli Last update Cyanobacteria Last update
Waikawa Estuary at Footbridge Green 16 Feb 2020 No Data
Waikawa at Waikawa Campsite Green 16 Feb 2020 Amber 16 Feb 2020
OHAU E. coli Last update Cyanobacteria Last update
Ohau River at Gladstone Reserve Green 21 Feb 2020 Green 16 Feb 2020
Ohau River at Kimberley Reserve Green 21 Feb 2020 Red 16 Feb 2020
Ohau River at Kirkaldies Reserve Green 21 Feb 2020 Red 16 Feb 2020
Ohau River at SH1 Green 16 Feb 2020 Green 16 Feb 2020
TOKOMARU E. coli Last update Cyanobacteria Last update
Tokomaru River at Horseshoe Bend Green 21 Feb 2020 Amber 16 Feb 2020
KAHUTERAWA E. coli Last update Cyanobacteria Last update
Kahuterawa Stream at Sledge Track Green 21 Feb 2020 Red 16 Feb 2020
MANAWATU E. coli Last update Cyanobacteria Last update
Manawatu River at Hopelands Reserve Green 21 Feb 2020 Red 17 Feb 2020
Manawatu River at Palmerston North Green 21 Feb 2020 Green 17 Feb 2020
Manawatu River at Foxton Green 17 Feb 2020 No Data
Hokowhitu Lagoon at The Walkbridge Green 17 Feb 2020 No Data
Makakahi River at Motor Camp Amber 17 Feb 2020 Green 17 Feb 2020
Manawatu River at Ferry Reserve Green 17 Feb 2020 Green 17 Feb 2020
Manawatu River at Ahimate Beach (formerly Waitoetoe Park) Green 17 Feb 2020 Green 17 Feb 2020
Manawatu River at Weber Road Green 17 Feb 2020 Green 17 Feb 2020
Manawatu River at Whirokino Green 16 Feb 2020 No Data
Mangaore Stream at downstream Mangahao Power Station Green 16 Feb 2020 Green 16 Feb 2020
MANGATAINOKA E. coli Last update Cyanobacteria Last update
Mangatainoka River at SH2 Reserve Green 21 Feb 2020 Red 17 Feb 2020
Mangatainoka River at Pahiatua Town Bridge Amber 17 Feb 2020 Red 17 Feb 2020
Mangatainoka River at Scarborough Konini Road Green 17 Feb 2020 Red 17 Feb 2020
MANGAHAO E. coli Last update Cyanobacteria Last update
Mangahao River at Marima Domain Green 21 Feb 2020 Red 17 Feb 2020
Mangahao River at Poplar Reserve Green 17 Feb 2020 Red 17 Feb 2020
POHANGINA E. coli Last update Cyanobacteria Last update
Pohangina River at Totara Reserve Green 21 Feb 2020 Green 17 Feb 2020
Pohangina River at Piripiri Green 17 Feb 2020 Red 17 Feb 2020
Pohangina River at Raumai Reserve Green 17 Feb 2020 Green 17 Feb 2020
OROUA E. coli Last update Cyanobacteria Last update
Oroua River at Feilding (Timona Park) Green 21 Feb 2020 Green 17 Feb 2020
Oroua River at Bartletts Ford Green 17 Feb 2020 Green 17 Feb 2020
Oroua River at Londons Ford Green 17 Feb 2020 Green 17 Feb 2020
Oroua River at Almadale Green 17 Feb 2020 Green 17 Feb 2020
Oroua River at Awahuri Bridge Green 16 Feb 2020 Green 16 Feb 2020
Oroua River at Feilding Road Bridge (Colyton Reserve) Green 17 Feb 2020 Green 17 Feb 2020
RANGITIKEI E. coli Last update Cyanobacteria Last update
Rangitikei River at Mangaweka Green 21 Feb 2020 Green 16 Feb 2020
Rangitikei River at Vinegar Hill Green 21 Feb 2020 Green 16 Feb 2020
Hautapu River at Papakai Park PUBLIC WARNING: Do not swim downstream of the discharge pipe Red Red
Moawhango River at Moawhango Green 16 Feb 2020 Green 16 Feb 2020
Rangitikei River at Bulls Bridge Green 17 Feb 2020 Green 17 Feb 2020
Rangitikei River at Kakariki Amber 16 Feb 2020 Green 16 Feb 2020
Rangitikei River at McKelvies Green 17 Feb 2020 No Data
Rangitikei River at Onepuhi Green 16 Feb 2020 Green 16 Feb 2020
Rangitikei River at Pukeokahu Green 16 Feb 2020 Green 16 Feb 2020
Rangitikei River at the Meetings of the Waters Green 16 Feb 2020 Green 16 Feb 2020
Rangitikei River at Estuary Green 17 Feb 2020 No Data
Mangawharariki at Ruahine Dress Circle Green 16 Feb 2020 Red 16 Feb 2020
WHANGANUI E. coli Last update Cyanobacteria Last update
Whanganui River at Town Bridge Green 16 Feb 2020 No Data
Makotuku River at Raetihi Motor Camp Green 11 Feb 2020 No Recent Data 20 Feb 2019
Manganui o te Ao at Ruatiti Domain Green 11 Feb 2020 No Recent Data 20 Feb 2019
Ongarue River at Cherry Grove Green 11 Feb 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 Green 11 Feb 2020 No Recent Data 20 Feb 2019
Whanganui River at Cherry Grove Green 11 Feb 2020 No Recent Data 20 Feb 2019
Whanganui River at Union Boat Club Pontoons Green 16 Feb 2020 No Data
Whanganui River at Manunui Green 11 Feb 2020 No Recent Data 20 Feb 2019
Whanganui River at Mosquito Point Green 16 Feb 2020 No Data
Whanganui River at Pipiriki Green 11 Feb 2020 No Recent Data 20 Feb 2019
COASTAL LAKES E. coli Last update Cyanobacteria Last update
Duddings Lake Green 16 Feb 2020 Green 16 Feb 2020
Lake Wiritoa Green 16 Feb 2020 Green 16 Feb 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 Green 17 Feb 2020 No Data
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 Red 17 Feb 2020 No Data
KAIKOKOPU E. coli Last update Cyanobacteria Last update
Kaikokopu Stream at Himatangi Beach Green 17 Feb 2020 No Data
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 Green 16 Feb 2020 No Data
WAIRARAWA E. coli Last update Cyanobacteria Last update
Wairarawa Stream at Waitarere Beach Amber 16 Feb 2020 No Data
WHANGAEHU E. coli Last update Cyanobacteria Last update
Mangawhero River at SH49 Green 11 Feb 2020 No Recent Data 20 Feb 2019
Mangawhero River at Burns Street Green 11 Feb 2020 No Recent Data 20 Feb 2019
Whangaehu River at Fields Track Green 11 Feb 2020 No Recent Data 20 Feb 2019
AKITIO E. coli Last update Cyanobacteria Last update
Waihi River at Falls NO NEW DATA FROM 1 FEBRUARY: Due to repairs underway on access track for 3-4 weeks Red Red

Coastal

COASTAL BEACHES Enterococci Last update
Tasman Sea at Waikawa Beach Green 16 Feb 2020
Tasman Sea at Waitarere Beach Green 16 Feb 2020
Tasman Sea at Foxton Beach Green 17 Feb 2020
Tasman Sea at Himatangi Beach Green 17 Feb 2020
Tasman Sea at Castlecliff Beach Green 17 Feb 2020
Tasman Sea at Kai Iwi Beach Green 16 Feb 2020
Pacific Ocean at Akitio Beach Green 17 Feb 2020
Pacific Ocean at Herbertville Beach Green 17 Feb 2020
Tasman Sea at South Beach Green 16 Feb 2020
Tasman Sea at Turakina Beach Green 16 Feb 2020
Tasman Sea at Ototoka Beach Green 16 Feb 2020