It is recommended recreational users allow the water to clear before using the beach again after periods of heavy rainfall.
Pōhara Beach is a 10 minute drive northeast Takaka.
During the peak Christmas-New Year period the beach has between 200 and 700 visitors a day.
The main recreational use is swimming and boating.
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