This webcam lets people monitor Kaeo River flooding, which can overflow State Highway 10 just North of the Kaeo Fire Station.
The webcam shows the river with a coloured staff gauge located behind the Fire Station in the background. The colours show Peak Flood Level in 2007 Red, SH10 flooding Yellow and Dip Road flooding Orange.
Timelapse function requires Adobe Flashplayer
(Version 12 or later)
For those accessing the webcam via a desktop computer, we now have a timelapse function available. The images span a full day. In the full screen mode you can move your mouse from left to right across the screen to see a timelapse of the day's images. You will need Version 12 or later of Adobe Flash to see the timelapse. If you do not have this version of Adobe Flash, you will just see the most recent image taken by the camera. You can download the latest version of the Adobe Flashplayer from the following page on the Adobe website
Please note that currently the timelapse feature does not work on mobile devices. You will see the latest image when you click on the red arrow.
If you are continually checking the webcam, you may need to close the webcam, refresh this page and then re-open the webcam to get the latest image.
No night-time photos
The camera is not equipped to take photos at night. Therefore no photos will be available during the hours of darkness.
The camera is looking at the Kaeo River. The river flows away from the camera towards SH10.
Frequency of the images
Images are taken every 10 minutes.
Flooding threshold water levels
The reference board indicates critical water levels.
- 4.200m (red) Flood Peak 2007
- 3.500m (yellow) Flooding SH10
- 3.000m (orange) Flooding Dip Road