Henderson Lower is located in the lower reaches of Te Wai-o-Pareira / Henderson Creek. This muddy site has been monitored since 2002 and has consistently recorded elevated levels of heavy metals. The surrounding catchment is urban, with residential and industrial land use. This site is fringed by mature mangroves, and is currently sampled every few years for macrofauna, muddiness and metal contamination.
Monitored site results
This dashboard shows information on the data collected by the regional councils and unitary authorities for the Estuary health scientific indicators, click the tiles for more information: