River flows

River flows

Central and southern North Island flows high

Streamflows were above normal in the central and southern North Island. In the South Island, streamflows were below normal in alpine catchments south of the Grey and Hurunui Rivers. Elsewhere, streamflows were near normal.

Percentage of average October streamflows for rivers monitored in national and regional networks. The contributing catchment area above each monitoring location is shaded. NIWA field teams, regional and district councils, and hydro-power companies are thanked for providing this information.