Station Information

Station ID: 978
Latitude: -37.63165
Longitude: 176.18495
Coastline code: 690
Station code: 4
Time span of RLR data: 2002 – 2006
RLR completeness (%): 90
Time span of metric data: 1960 – 2006
Metric completeness (%): 12
Date of last update: 23 Nov 2010

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 Real Time Stations from VLIZ: taut
Research Quality Data from UHSLC station 73: hourly and daily

Station Documentation

Link to RLR information.

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

Documentation added 2010-09-28

Data for Moturiki Jan2002-June2006 supplied by Glen Rowe LINZ 27.09.10. data is
metric so dataset added.

Documentation added 2010-11-23

Data for Moturiki Island 2002 onwards has been made RLR. Primary benchmark is
BC 81 4.462m above TGZ. RLR year is 2002 with RLR factor 5.438m.

Data Authority

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