This site is located within Apata Estuary in the middle part of Tauranga Harbour. This site has been monitored since 2003 and is sampled once per year for mud content, heavy metals, organic nutrients and sedimentation rate. This site has a thin layer of silty sediments overtop of compact sand.
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: