Swimming water quality
Each summer, we test the water quality at a number of Northland’s popular coastal and freshwater swimming spots to check its suitability for swimming.
Testing starts in late November each year and continues for 18 weeks through to March the following year.
2012-2013 monitoring programme
The 2012-2013 monitoring programme began on Monday, 26 November 2012 and was completed on Friday, 29 March 2013.
A guide to our swimming water quality monitoring for summer 2012-13.
Find answers to some commonly asked questions about our testing programme.
Find the investigation strategy for sites with inconclusive or poor water quality results.
View end of season results for our coastal swimming water quality monitoring sites.
View end of season results for our freshwater swimming water quality monitoring sites.
Find a summary of results from last summer's water quality testing programme.
Get current results for other regions and a snapshot of water quality around New Zealand.