River flows

River flows

North Island flows low in some areas

Streamflows were below normal in the north and east of the North Island and the northern South Island. Elsewhere, streamflows were near normal, with a trend to above normal in some South Island alpine catchments.

Percentage of average November 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.