River flows

River flows

High river flows in the west

Stream flows were above normal in the west and the centre of the North Island, East Cape, and Wairarapa, and in northern, alpine, and southwest South Island. Stream flows were below normal in coastal Canterbury and Marlborough, and in northern Hawke’s Bay, and normal elsewhere.

Percentage of average June 2004 streamflows for rivers monitored in national and regional networks. [NIWA]