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Water Quality - Coast Beaches

Waipiro Bay

Date TestedWater QualityResult Level
15 November 2017 - Low health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = <1.7
6 November 2017 - Low health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = <1.7
31 October 2017 - Low health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = <1.6
29 March 2017 - Caution - increased health risk, exceeds health guidelines Enterococci CFU/100ml = 140
22 March 2017 - Low health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = 3.3
14 March 2017 - Low health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = 48
7 March 2017 - Low health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = 1.6
27 February 2017 - Low health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = 3.3
22 February 2017 - Low health risk Enterococci CFU/100ml = <1.7

Testing frequency and reading levels

We monitor the beach weekly from 1 November through to the end of March.

CFU water table results14

About Waipiro Bay

Waipiro Bay is 6km from the state highway on an unsealed road.
Good swimming, surfing, fishing and diving. A 4WD vehicle is required to access 'frog rock' via a gravel road.  

A popular camping beach in summer

Waipiro Bay is located 103km from Gisborne or 231km from Opotiki.

Waipiro Bay

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