This site is located at the start of the Waiau Estuary on the western 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 fine sandy sediments 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: