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Riverworks Report

Riverworks Report

Updated 14 January 2019 7:53am

Greater Wellington Regional Council

Flood Protection Operations River Works Schedule

Period 14 January to 20 January 2019




Wairarapa Area



Lower Wairarapa Valley

Ruamahanga -  Mahaki         

Ruamahanga - Waihenga Bridge

Ruamahanga - Backwater Road   

Tauanui - above Lake Ferry Road Bridge

Tauanui - below Road Bridge

Ruamahanga - Waihenga

Huangarua 2km u/s Ponatahi Bridge

Gravel extraction

Gravel extraction

Gravel extraction

Gravel extraction & channel alignment

Channel alignment & erosion repair

Top up boulder groynes

Gravel extraction - Malneeks

Tauherenikau River

Downstream of SH53

2km upstream of HW53

Gravel extraction - PJ Warren

Gravel extraction - PJ Warren

Upper Ruamahanga River

4km downstream Wardells 

3km downstream Wardells Bridge

2.5km downstream Wardells Bridge

1.5km upstream Kokatau Bridge

2.7km downstream Wardells Bridge

Dakins Road Roack groyne construction

Gravel extraction - Fulton Hogan

Gravel extraction - Higgins

Gravel extraction - Parker Contracting

Gravel extraction - Scotts Ag

Waiohine River              

1.5km downstream SH2

SH2 to Kuratawhiti Street

Gravel extraction - Fulton Hogan

Beach recontouring/veg clearing

Waingawa River


No in channel work

Waipoua River


No in channel work

Other Wairarapa rivers & streams


No in channel work

Wellington Area


Hutt River


No in channel work

Other Wellington rivers  & streams


No in channel work

Kapiti Area



Otaki River

Below HIghway

All areas

Opp Stresscrete

Gravel extraction

Mowing round

Willow removal

Waikanae River

Otaihanga Park El Rancho 

Tree trimming Willows on bank edges

Other Kapiti rivers & streams

Mangapouri Stream


Hand clearing run

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.