This site is located within Welcome Bay on the eastern end 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 fine compact sand and lots of shell fragments, and a thick clay layer at around 10cm depth.
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: