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Opening of the Lower Dam


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Finished in 1884 and part of Wellington's water supply infrastructure until the 1950s, the historic Lower Dam will soon be open for everyone to enjoy. Join the Greater Wellington Regional Council and our iwi partners as we celebrate a new milestone for this beautiful area. 

Note: Speeches will begin at 10am, please allow at least 40mins to walk the 2km to the dam.

There are no dogs allowed at this event.

When: Saturday, 16th March 2013, starting at 9:30am (event finished 4 years ago)
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Where: Wainuiomata Recreation Area
Price/Cost: Free
Contact: Mathew Walsh
Phone: 04 830 4041
Email: zn.tvog.wg@sgnikoob
Getting there:

Take the main road south through Wainuiomata to Coast Rd, turn left onto Moores Valley Rd, right into Whitcher Grove, go straight ahead to Reservoir Rd.

Free Event Free Event
There is no cost associated with this event
Buggy Friendly Buggy Friendly
The terrain is amenable to buggies and strollers
Easy Fitness Easy Fitness
This event is suitable for all fitness levels