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Reference: A/2019/13

Record type: Accession

Record: Water Level and Rainfall Event Data, Manawatu-Whanganui Region

Water Level and Rainfall Event Data, Manawatu-Whanganui Region


Accession Number:A/2019/13
Creating Agency:Manawatu Wanganui Regional Council
Start Date:1945
End Date:2004
Arrangement:

Data is arranged by site number

Physical Characteristics:5 various sized boxes
Condition:

Good overall condition

Shelf Metres:1.5
Location of Holdings:Archives Central
Related Series:Hydrological Records
Box # Accession Item # Title Notes Start Date End Date
1 Index Index, Catchments of New Zealand Index lists the main river and stream catchments, codifying and defining their locations. This system was used by the Wanganui, Manawatu, Rangitikei Manawatu catchment boards, and the Manawatu Wanganui Regional Council, to label site numbers for water level stations. Issued by the Soil Conservation and Rivers Control Council, New Zealand. 1945 1991
1 1 Foxboro Water Level Charts, Whanganui River at Paetawa Foxoboro water level charts for the Whanagnui River at Paetawa Station, site number 33301. Charts include river, site number, recording dates, time of recording and water levels. Original recordings taken by Rangitikei Catchment Board, then NIWA post-1989. 1986 2008
1 2 Foxboro Water Level Charts, Hautapu River at Taihape Bridge Foxboro water level charts for the Hautapu River at Taihape Bridge, site number 32726.Charts include river, site number, recording dates, time of recording and water levels.Original recordings taken by Rangitikei Catchment Board, then NIWA post-1989. 1987 1999
1 3 Foxboro Water Level Charts, Whanganui River at Dublin Street Bridge Foxboro water level charts for the Whanganui River at Dublin Street Bridge Station, site number 33350.Charts include river, site number, recording dates, time of recording and water levels. 1968 1968
1 4 Daily Staff Gauge Readings Book, Victory Bridge, Whanganui River Daily staff gauge readings book recording levels of the Whanganui River from 15 January 1951 to 31 March 1953. Includes instructions for recording levels, as well as dates, times and heights of recordings. Site number 360. Book 1 of 5. 1951 1953
1 5 Daily Staff Gauge Readings Book, Victory Bridge, Whanganui River Daily staff gauge readings book recording levels of the Whanganui River from 1 April 1953 to 31 July 1955. Includes instructions for recording levels, as well as dates, times and heights of recordings. Site number 360. Book 2 of 5. 1953 1955
1 6 Daily Staff Gauge Readings Book, Victory Bridge, Whanganui River Daily staff gauge readings book recording levels of the Whanganui River from 1 August 1955 to 31 December 1958. Includes instructions for recording levels, as well as dates, times and heights of recordings. Site number 360. Book 3 of 5. 1955 1958
1 7 Daily Staff Gauge Readings Book, Victory Bridge, Whanganui River Daily staff gauge readings book recording levels of the Whanganui River from 1 January 1959 to 31 August 1960. Includes instructions for recording levels, as well as dates, times and heights of recordings. Site number 360. Book 4 of 5. 1959 1960
1 8 Daily Staff Gauge Readings Book, Victory Bridge, Whanganui River Daily staff gauge readings book recording levels of the Whanganui River from 11 September to 12 February 1962. Includes instructions for recording levels, as well as dates, times and heights of recordings. Site number 360. Book 1 of 5. 1960 1962
2 9 Correspondence, North Island Hydraulic Survey Party Catchment Boards, Hydrology - Manawatu Correspondence files between the Ministry of Works and other organisations. Primarily made up of corrsepondence with the Manawatu Catchment Board from 17 May 1960 to 19 March 1970. Other reference number: 75/1/30 1960 1970
2 10 Correspondence, North Island Hydraulic Survey Party Catchment Boards, Hydrology - Rangitikei Correspondence files between the Ministry of Works and other organisations. Primarily made up of corrsepondence with the Rangitikei Catchment Board from 17 May 1960 to 19 March 1970. Other reference number: 75/10/30 1960 1973
2 11 Foxboro Water Level Charts, Hautapu River at Taihape Bridge Photostats and photocopies of Foxboro water level charts for the Hautapu River at Taihape Bridge, site number 32726.Charts include river, site number, recording dates, time of recording and water levels. Recording dates are from 6 May 1963 to 2 September 1968. Use in conjunction with A/2019/13 Item 2.  1963 1968
2 12 LEA Water Level Charts, Whanganui River at Paetawa Photostats and photocopies of LEA charts showing water levels of the Whanganui River at Paetawa, site number 33301. Charts include water levels, recorder used, date, time, and other measurements. Recording dates are from 24 July 1957 to 22 December 1966. 1957 1966
2 13 LEA Water Level Charts, Whanganui River at Paetawa LEA charts showing water levels of the Whanganui River at Paetawa, site number 33301. Charts include water levels, recorder used, date, time, and other measurements. Recording dates are from 22 December 1966 to 11 September 1972. 1966 1972
2 14 LEA Water Level Charts, Whanganui River at Paetawa LEA charts showing water levels of the Whanganui River at Paetawa, site number 33301. Charts include water levels, recorder used, date, time, and other measurements. Recording dates are from 21 December 1970 to 11 September 1972. 1970 1972
3 15 Foxboro Water Level Charts, Whanganui River at Port of Wanganui Foxboro water level charts for the Whanganui River at the Port of Wanganui, no site number.Charts include river, site number, recording dates, time of recording and water levels. Recording dates are from 2 May 1989 to 27 September 2004. 1989 2004
3 16 Foxboro Water Level Charts, Whanganui River at Pipiriki Foxboro water level charts for the Whanganui River at Pipiriki, site number 33345.Charts include river, site number, recording dates, time of recording and water levels. Recording dates are from 11 February 1966 to 6 January 1969 1966 1969
4 17 Binary Code Decimal Tapes, Forest Road Drain at Drop Structure 10 Binary Code Decimal Tapes showing recordings of water levels for the station at Forest Road Drain at Drop Structure, site number 32747. 1974 1977
4 18 Water Level Recording Sheets, Forest Road Drain at Drop Structure 11 Water Level Recording Sheets showing recordings of water levels for the station at Forest Road Drain at Drop Structure, site number 32747. 1974 1976
4 19 Binary Code Decimal Tapes, Puke Puke Station at Outlet 43 Binary Code Decimal Tapes showing recordings of water levels for the station at Puke Puke Station at Outlet, site number 32602 1971 1980
4 20 Water Level Recording Sheets, Puke Puke Station at Outlet Water Level Recording Sheets showing recordings of water levels for the station at Puke Puke Station at Outlet, site number 32602 1971 1980
4 21 Binary Code Decimal Tapes, Manganui O-te-Ao at Ashworth 28 Binary Code Decimal Tapes showing recordings of water levels for the station at Manganui O-te-Ao at Ashworth, site number 33309.  1974 1980
4 22 Water Level Recording Sheets, Manganui O-te-Ao at Ashworth Water Level Recording Sheets showing recordings of water levels for the station at Manganui O-te-Ao at Ashworth, site number 33309.   1974 1980
4 23 Binary Code Decimal Tapes, Event Rainfall at Rangiwahia  Binary Code Decimal Tapes showing recordings of rainfall events for the Rangiwahia station, site number 959901 1977 1988
4 24 Binary Code Decimal Tapes, Event Rainfall at ROA Site Binary Code Decimal Tapes showing recordings of rainfall events for the station ROA site at an unknown location, site number 61001 (Same site location as RUA-ROA BCD tapes) 1982 1993
4 25 Binary Code Decimal Tapes, Event Rainfall at RUA-ROA Site Binary Code Decimal Tapes showing recordings of rainfall events for the station RUA-ROA site at an unknown location, site number 61001 (Same site location as ROA BCD tapes) 1975 1991
5 26 Binary Code Decimal Tapes, Event Rainfall at Tamaki Clearing Site Binary Code Decimal Tapes showing recordings of rainfall events for the Tamaki Clearing station in the Ruahine Ranges, site number 61006.  1975 1977
5 27 Binary Code Decimal Tapes, Event Rainfall at Traverse Hut Binary Code Decimal Tapes showing recordings of rainfall events for the Traverse Hut station in the Ruahine Ranges, site number 60002. 1975 1993
5 28 Binary Code Decimal Tape, Hukanui A single Binary Code Decimal Tape showing recordings of water levels for the Hukanui station, unknown site number. 1994 1994
5 29 Binary Code Decimal Tapes, South Range Road Two Binary Code Decimal Tapes showing recordings of rainfall events for the South Range Road station in the Tararua Range, site number 55602.  1983 1994
5 30 Binary Code Decimal Tapes, Kawhatau Base  Binary Code Decimal Tapes showing recordings of water levels for the Kawhatau River at Kawhatau Base station in the Ruahine Ranges, site number 967002.  1975 1993
5 31 Monthly Binary Code Machine Check Sheets, Kawhatau Base Monthly reporting sheets for the checking of binary code decimal tapes at Kawhatau Base, site number 967002. Includes columns for recording of following data: date, hour, difference in 6 minute intervals, correct dials, actual dials, day number on tape, time on tape, number of punches, total in millimetres, check gauge minimum and factor. 1986 1989
5 32 Event Rainfall Recording Sheets, Kawhatau Base Event rainfall recorder sheets for Kawhatau Base, site number 967002. 1992 1993
Roll 1 33 Charts, Hopelands Rainfall Run-Off Gauge for the Upper Manawatu River  Charts showing rainfall run-off for the Upper Manawatu River by month from December 1948 to December 1956. 11 sheets of graph paper. Other reference numbers: 78/6 and 765. 1948 1956
Roll 2 34 Charts, Kaitawa Rainfall Run-Off Gauge for the Tiraumea River Charts showing rainfall run-off for the Tiraumea River by month from December 1948 to December 1957. 12 sheets of graph paper. Other reference numbers: 78/5 and 764 1948 1957
Roll 4  35 Charts, Wilkinson Davies Target Plan Charts showing flows of rivers in kilo-cusecs per day for multiple rivers. Rivers include Mnawatu at Fitzherbert Bridge, Oroua and tributaries of the Manawatu and Oroua rivers. Also shows Whirikino Bridge flows, Fitzherbert Bridge gauge, new flow down Fitzherbert Bridge, new flow in river walls and total flow. Other reference numbers: 1/80/2 and 1004. 1953 1953
Roll 4 36 Charts, Balance Rainfall Run-Off Gauge for the Mangahao River Charts showing rainfall run-off for the Mangahao River by month from 1949 to 1958. 10 sheets of graph paper. Other reference numbers: 78/3 and 762 1949 1958
5 37 Photograph, Whanganui River Flood, 1891 B&W Photograph of the 1891 Whanganui River Flood. Photograph shows Taupo Quay in flood with four children in the foreground by sailing boats. The Union Boat Club building is in the middle ground, with Durie Hill in the left background. Photograph is a copy of original. 1891 1891
5 38 Photograph, Whanganui River Flood, 1891 B&W Photograph of the 1891 Whanganui River Flood. Photograph shows the Whanganui River in flood from Durie Hill looking north. The Union Boat Club and Taupo Quay are visible in the middleground. Photograph is a copy of original. 1891 1891
5 39 Photograph, Whanganui River Flood, 1904 B&W Photograph of the 1904 Whanganui River Flood. Photograph shows the east bank of the Whanganui River by the City Bridge with large slip along Anzac Parade (Cliff Road). A group of people line Anzac Parade. Photograph is a copy of original. 1904 1904
5 40 Photograph, Whanganui River Flood, 1904 B&W Photograph of the 1904 Whanganui River Flood. Photograph shows two horse and carriages in the middle of Victoria Avenue, with two boats in the right middleground. Individuals line the upper storey of the Fosters Building and roundabout with Maria Place. Photograph is a copy of the original. 1904 1904
5 41 Photograph, Whanganui River Flood, 1904 B&W Photograph of the 1904 Whanganui River Flood. Photograph shows individuals lining the City Bridge to watch the flood. Photograph is looking towards Taupo Quay, with the Johnston & Co buidling in the background. Photograph is a copy of the original. 1904 1904
5 42 Photograph, Whanganui River Flood, 1904 B&W Photograph of the 1904 Whanganui River Flood. Photograph shows a house falling into the Whanganui River next to a Saddler and Harnessmaker building.on the east bank of the river along Anzac Parade (Cliff Road). Photograph is a copy of the original. 1904 1904
5 43 Photograph, Whanganui River Flood, 1904 B&W Photograph of the 1904 Whanganui River Flood. Photgraphs shows the river in flood with the City Bridge visible from Taupo Quay. Houses along Anzac Parade (Cliff Road) and Hipango Terrace are visible in the background. Photograph is a copy of the original. 1904 1904
5 44 Photograph, Whanganui River Flood, 1904 B&W Photograph of the 1904 Whanganui River Flood. Photograph entitled, "Shakespears Cliff Road Under Water Wanganui". Photograph shows 4 individuals in the foreground viewing the river in flood along Anzac Parade (Cliff Road). Photograph is a copy of the original. 1904 1904
5 45 Photograph, Whanganui River Flood, 1940 B&W Photograph of the 1940 Whanganui River Flood. Photograph shows individuals rowing a boat through a flooded Victoria Avenue. Two other racing boats and a large group of people appear in the background along the street. Photograph is a copy of the original. 1904 1904
5 46 Photograph, Whanganui River Flood, 1940 B&W Photograph of the 1940 Whanganui River Flood. Photograph shows a boat with three individuals in front of the Union Boat Club while the Whanganui River is in flood. Photograph is a copy of the original. 1940 1940
5 47 Photograph, Whanganui River Flood, 1940 B&W Photograph of the 1940 Whanganui River Flood. Photograph shows a large group of individuals in the foreground watching individuals in boats row down Taupo Quay whilst flooded. The Union Boat Club and Whanganui Riverboat Club buildings are visible in the middleground. Durie Hill is visible in the background. Photograph is a copy of the original. 1940 1940
5 48 Photograph, Whanganui River Flood, 1940 B&W Photograph of the 1940 Whanganui River Flood. Photograph shows a boat, Dolphin WGN.25, moored to a pier along Town Wharf south of the City Bridge (visible in background) while the Whanganui River is in flood. Photograph is a copy of the original. 1940 1940
5 49 Photograph, Whanganui River Flood, 1940 B&W Photograph of the 1940 Whanganui River Flood. Photograph shows a car with open doors along a flooded Taupo Quay. The Whanganui Riverboat Club building is visible in the middleground.  Photograph is a copy of the original. 1940 1940
5 50 Photograph, Whanganui River Flood, 1940 B&W Photograph of the 1940 Whanganui River Flood. Photograph shows the City Bridge while the Whanganui River is in flood. A piier shows the high point of the 1904 flood. Durie Hill and War Memorial Tower are visible in the background. Photograph is a copy of the original. 1940 1940
5 51 Photograph, Whanganui River Flood, 1940 B&W Photograph of the 1940 Whanganui River Flood. Photograph shows the area around Kowhai Park South in flood. Somme Parade and Queens Park are visible in the background. Photograph is a copy of the original. 1940 1940
5 52 Photograph, Whanganui River Flood, 1958 B&W Photograph of the 1958 Whanganui River Flood. Photograph shows a car travelling along a flooded Anzac Parade by Dublin Street Bridge. Signposts in the foreground show direction and distances to Ohakune, Raetihi, Pipiriki and Okoia. Photograph is a copy of the original. 1958 1958
5 53 Photograph, Whanganui River Flood, 1958 B&W Photograph of the 1958 Whanganui River Flood. Photograph shows a property in flood by front entrance. Photograph is a copy of the original. 1958 1958
5 54 Photograph, Whanganui River Flood, 1958 B&W Photograph of the 1958 Whanganui River Flood. Photograph shows the Whanganui Rive rin flood from the east bank of the river by the Whanganui Multisport Club. Photograph is a copy of the original. 1958 1958
5 55 Photograph, Whanganui River Flood, 1958 B&W Photograph of the 1958 Whanganui River Flood. Photograph shows the Whanganui River in flood by a timber storage area. Photograph is a copy of the original. 1958 1958
5 56 Photograph, Gauging along the Whanganui River, Omaika B&W Photograph of individuals taking gauging measurements along the Whanganui River at the Omaika site. This is thought to be the first recorded photograph of gauging being conducted in New Zealand. Photograph is dated 14 February 1952. Photograph is a copy of the original. 1952 1952

 

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Water Level and Rainfall Event Data, Manawatu-Whanganui Region


Received From:Jeff Watson
Acquisition Notes:

This accession arrived as a separate transfer from other hydrological data transfers. Arrangement and description should be prioritised for HRC 00279

Acquisition Date:2019-08-29