Following consultation with Mayors, emergency services and other key agencies, it has been determined that the State of Emergency is no longer required.As at 12:00pm the State of Emergency has been terminated and shifted to a Notice of Transition.This notice of transition affects the Tasman District...

Cyclone Gita Update 008 -State of Emergency moves to Notice of Transition

Cyclone Gita Information - SH60 to open from Sunday pending final checks

News about limited, escorted access to SH60 over Takaka Hill from Sunday pending final checks.

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Monitoring Buoys

This section lists monitoring buoys in the district.


Golden Bay Marine Monitoring Buoy

The National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research Limited (NIWA), the Tasman District Council and the Foundation for Research Science and Technology operate a meteorological and Water quality monitoring buoy located in the centre of Golden Bay.

Tasman Bay Marine Monitoring Buoy

TASCAM is the Tasman Bay Cawthron & MBARI Mooring. It is located in western Tasman Bay and is used to remotely collect water quality data, including temperature, salinity, turbidity and chlorophyll.