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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.

See sampling history and other information about our swim monitoring sites at

For public health information vist the Toi te Ora website. See further information about Regional Council's water monitoring programme and beach status gradings.

Papamoa Beach at Harrison's CutTauranga Harbour at Bowentown Boat RampKaituna at Te MataiWaiari at Te Puke HighwayKopurererua at McCord AvePongakawa at SH2 Pukehina at Surf ClubWaihi Estuary at Main ChannelMaketu Surf ClubTauranga Harbour at Waimapu BridgeTauranga Harbour at Tilby PointTauranga Harbour at Omokoroa DomainTauranga Harbour at Pahoia Beach RdPilot Bay opposite Pacific AveMt Maunganui at Surf Club Waihi Beach at Surf ClubTauranga Harbour at Anzac Bay Tauranga Harbour at Tanners Point Beach Tauranga Harbour at Ongare PointTauranga Harbour at Maungatapu BridgeWairoa at SH2Uretara at Henry Rd FordWairoa below McLaren FallsTuapiro at McMillan RdKaituna River at Te Matai Rail BridgeKaiate at Kaiate Falls Rd
HEALTH WARNINGTauranga Harbour at Te Puna Waitui ReserveWaihi Beach at 3 Mile Creek