The Pauanui site is located in the north-eastern area of Tairua Harbour on intertidal sand/mudflats, close to Pauanui settlement and around 1km from the harbour mouth. 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 0.5 – 4%.
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: