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The Kaukapakapa flow site is located in farmland to the south-east of the Kaukapakapa township. It drains into the eastern Kaipara harbour.


This site was originally installed in 1994 with a pipe control. 
The control was undercut a number of times and the site closed, with an alternative site upstream opened Kaukapakapa at Oak Hill (45407). 
The site has been re-opened after a precast concrete weir was installed in May 2002.
Monitoring of abstraction is the primary purpose of this flow station.

The catchment of this stream is mainly pasture. The water quality monitoring of this site been set up to assess the impacts of this land use. 
Water quality is monitored monthly.

Flow Data
Scientific data for this flow site
  • Live Flow Data
    Latest sample:
    Percentage of time flow exceeded
    High flowLess than 5%
    Elevated flow5% to 29%
    Normal flow30% to 69%
    Reduced flow70% to 94%
    Low flow95% to 100%
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    • Last 24 hours
    • Last 7 days
    • Last 30 days

    Key figures

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    Other notable measurements

    Droughts Month/Year Flow
    January 1995 0.038
    Floods Month/Year Flow
    July 2002 6.254