Motions is located adjacent to Meola Reef Reserve on the southern shore of the Central Waitematā Harbour. The site is located on a narrow, mangrove lined mudflat in the mid reaches of the Motions Creek inlet.
Monitored since 1998, Motions has consistently had high levels of the metal contamination and currently has poor ecological health. This site is sampled every few years for macrofauna, mud content 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: