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Large amounts of toxic algae are currently washing up on the river’s edge and it is unsafe for swimming. We also recommend keeping your dog away from the river.  The following sites are currently affected.

  • Hutt River at Maoribank Corner
  • Hutt River at Birchville
  • Hutt River at Poets Park
  • Hutt River at Silverstream Bridge
  • Hutt River at Melling Bridge
  • Hutt River at Belmont
  • Pakuratahi River at Forks
  • Pakuratahi River in the Kaitoke Park campground

View the latest toxic algae update here >>