The Oturu Stream site is located in the south-western area of Tairua Harbour on intertidal sand/mudflats, close to mangroves and just north of Green Point. This site has been monitored since 2012 and is generally sampled once each year for sediment-dwelling organisms (macrofauna) and sediment characteristics. The site is in good health and the sediment mud content ranges from 5 – 9%.
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: