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Flood protection News

Annual Plan sets out strong work programme for Wairarapa

Greater Wellington Regional Council has adopted its Annual Plan 2014/15, which sets out its work programme and spending for the region over the current financial year.

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Have your say on Waikanae River stopbanks upgrade

GWRC is planning to upgrade the Jim Cooke Park stopbank to protect the community from major flooding from the Waikanae River.

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Giant aphids colonise quickly

The Akura Conservation Centre, the GWRC’s poplar and willow nursery, has successfully contained a recent outbreak of ‘giant willow aphid’ (tuberolachnus salignus) on-site, with a simple spray of Lorshan.

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Flood team trial GIS app

Greater Wellington Regional Council flood protection engineers have been working with consultants to create a mobile application that gives them ‘in the river’ access to a database of technical and non-technical information underpinning their work.

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