This site is located on a sandflat in the middle of Island Bay on the Central Waitematā Harbour’s northern shoreline. Island Bay is a sandy site and the surrounding catchment is mostly residential.
The site was first sampled in 2007 and is currently monitored every few years for mud content, metal concentrations and macrofauna. There are low levels of metal contamination and good ecological health across the site.
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: