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Riverworks Report

Riverworks Report

Updated 18 March 2019 8:00am

Greater Wellington Regional Council

Flood Protection Operations River Works Schedule

Period 18 March to 24 March 2019




Wairarapa Area



Lower Wairarapa Valley

Ruamahanga - Waihenga Bridge

Ruamahanga - Backwater Road   

Huangarua Downstream Ponatahi Bridge

2 kms Downstream of Waiohine Confluence 

Ruamahanga - Waihenga Backwater Road

Ruamahanga - Onoke Cameron

Ruamahanga - Pukio East

Gravel extraction

Gravel extraction


Gravel extraction - Fulton Hogan

Top up boulder groynes

Rock edge protection

Stopbank construction

Tauherenikau River


No in channel work

Upper Ruamahanga River

1.5km Upstream Kokatau Bridge

Gravel extraction - Parker Contracting

Waiohine River              

1.5km Downstream SH2

2km Upstream of Kurawhiti Street

1.5km Downstram of Kurawhiti Street

River Road

Gravel extraction - Fulton Hogan

Gravel groynes

Beach recontouring, ripping

Gravel extraction - Higgins

Waingawa River

Below SH/2 Bridge - Heading downstream

Dry work.  Vegetation clearing, Beach recontouring - Bill Perry Contracting

Waipoua River


No in channel work

Other Wairarapa rivers & streams


No in channel work

Wellington Area


Hutt River

Gibbon Street

Rockline construction

Other Wellington rivers  & streams


No in channel work

Kapiti Area



Otaki River

All areas

Long Reach mowing round stopbank 

Waikanae River

All areas

Opposite Holland Quarry


Mulching with digger - Pest plant removal

Dry gravel extraction - pending contract availability

Other Kapiti rivers & streams


Hand clearing 

Please note: This list is a general description of the work planned during the next week. Please contact Flood Protection staff for further detail. Completion of this work is dependent on weather conditions and contractor availability.  All work listed may not be completed in the following week.