Can I swim here?

Our routine water quality testing at a number of Northland's popular coastal swimming spots for the 2021/22 season will commence 6 December 2021 (first results published here on 8 December) and will run until 7 March 2022. The programme will include sampling from 41 coastal and 17 freshwater sites.

More information is available

For results go to:

Go to the LAWA website button.

For health concerns go to:

Go to button.

For warning sign information:

Go to district council contact information.

See the programme FAQs:

Go to the swimming FAQs page button.

A guide to our summer swimming water quality monitoring programme.
Find answers to some commonly asked questions about our testing programme.
Find the investigation strategy for sites with inconclusive or poor water quality results.
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.