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Riverworks Report

Riverworks Report

Updated 20 February 2018 9:18am

Greater Wellington Regional Council

Flood Protection Operations River Works Schedule

Period 19 February – 25 February 2018




Wairarapa Area



Lower Wairarapa Valley



Ruamahanga -  Mahaki                     

Ruamahanga Waihenga



Tauanui Delta



Gravel extraction

Gravel extraction

Gravel extraction

Channel alignment

Channel alignment / Delta clearing

Weir construction/tree clearing

Gravel extraction

Tauherenikau River

Upstream of SH2 (1km)

Upstream of SH53 (500m)

Diversion Road

Gravel extraction

Gravel extraction

Gravel extraction

Upper Ruamahanga River

Below Waingawa confluence to Gladstone

Vegetation clearing/bed & beach recontouring

Waiohine River             

Below SH2 (1km)

Below SH2 (2km)

Upstream of Kuratawhiti St (1km)

Gravel extraction 

Gravel extraction / rock groine repairs

Bed/beach recontouring

Waingawa River

Above Hughes Line (500m)

Upstream of Ruamahanga confluence (3km)

Upsteram of Ruamahanga confluence (3km)

Gravel extraction/veg clearing/gravel groynes

Gravel extraction

Bed/bech recontouring

Waipoua River

Upstream Paierau Rd Bridge (500m)

Gravel extraction

Other Wairarapa rivers & streams

No in channel work

Wellington Area


Hutt River

Croft Grove rockline

 Rockline repairs

Other Wellington rivers  & streams


No in channel works

Kapiti Area



Otaki River

Lower (opposite Winstones Crusher Plant)

Gravel extraction

Waikanae River


No in channel work

Other Kapiti rivers & streams

Mangapouri Stream

Waitohu Stream

Hand clearing 

Flood damage repairs

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.