This site is located within Waikareao Estuary on the eastern end of Tauranga Harbour. This site has been monitored since 2014 and is sampled once per year for mud content, heavy metals, organic nutrients and sedimentation rate. This site has a soft muddy layer on top of thick black sand with lots of shell hash.
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: