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As a public health precaution, it is routinely recommended that people avoid swimming in rivers, streams and harbour areas for 48 hours after heavy rainfall events. For further public health information visit

See further information about Regional Council's water monitoring programme and beach status gradings.

More detailed water quality monitoring data is available at

Pongakawa RiverPukehina BeachLittle Waihi Domain Boat RampMaketu Surf ClubWaimapu Estuary Motel-Motor CampFergusson Park, Tilby Point Reserve (Boat Ramp)Outmoetai Beach reserve end of BeachOmokoroa BeachPahoia End of BeachPilot Bay Mid BeachMt Maunganui Ocean Beach Surf ClubWaihi Beach Surf ClubAnzac Bay Bowentown DomainAthenree Opposite Motor CampTanners Point BeachOngare Point Harbour View RoadRangataua Bay opposite MaraeWairoa RiverUretara StreamWairoa RiverTuapiro StreamKaiate FallsKopurererua StreamWaitui Reserve3 MileOmanu Beach
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