River flows

River flows

Low flows in northern New Zealand

Stream flows were below normal in the northern North Island and above normal in the southern North Island, the northern South Island, and the southwest of the South Island. Near normal flows occurred elsewhere.

Percentage of average March 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.