This site is located in the open harbour by Otumoetai on the eastern end of Tauranga Harbour. This site has been monitored since 1991 and is sampled once per year for mud content, heavy metals, organic nutrients and sedimentation rate. This site has firm sandy sediments with lots of shells. It is located beside a large seagrass bed.
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: