Papakura Lower is located on the northern shoreline of the Pāhurehure Inlet, approximately 400m southwest of the Papakura Stream mouth. This site is located on a fairly uniform mud flat fringed by established mangroves. First sampled in 2002, Papakura Lower is now sampled every few years for macrofauna, mud content and the metals copper, lead, zinc, arsenic, and mercury.
Monitored site results
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