Station Information

Station ID: 259
Latitude: -43.60563
Longitude: 172.72194
Coastline code: 690
Station code: 22
Time span of data: 1924 – 2000
Completeness (%): 89
Date of last update: 17 Jan 2003

Green Arrow: Current Station
Yellow Marker: Neighbouring RLR Station
Red Marker: Neighbouring Metric Station

Please note: In many cases, the station position in our database is accurate to only one minute. Thus, the tide gauge may not appear to be on the coast.

Additional Data Sources (guide to additional data sources)

Nearby GNSS Stations from SONEL: LYTT, MQZG
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 667: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

Documentation added 1993-07-12

Lyttelton II 690/022 RLR(1970) is 10.1m below BM UD 40

Documentation added 2000-04-05

Data for this station come from the work of John Hannah, Journal
of Geophysical Research, 95(B8), 12399-12405, 1990.
This is an historic station last data 2000

Documentation added 2003-01-17

New data from John Hannah added 17/01/03 which supercedes old data.
New data does not have any missing days information.
Old data has been backed up.

Documentation added 2003-01-17

New data from John Hannah was for Auckland II, Dunedin II,
Lyttelton II and Wellington II.

Documentation added 2005-10-17

There is a new John Hannah paper referring to New Zealand data for
Wellington, Dunedin, Lyttelton and Auckland. The reference is:
"An updated analysis of long-term sea level change in New Zealand."
Geophysical Research Letters, V31, L03307, doi:10.1029/2003GL019166

Data Authority

Department of Survey and Land Information
P.O. Box 170