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Riverworks Report

Riverworks Report

Updated 10 March 2020 2:23pm


Greater Wellington Regional Council

Flood Protection Operations River Works Schedule

Period  09 to 15 March 2020




Wairarapa Area



Lower Wairarapa Valley

Ruamahanga - Backwater Road

Ruamahanga - Pahuatea Road

Ruamahanga - Pukeo EAst - Cross section 74 right hand bank

East West Access Road - Barrage Gates                       (27 January to 23 March)

Taunui River - 3km upstream of Road Bridge


Gravel Extraction

Boulder Edge Protection

Gravel Extraction - PJ Warren Contracting


Repair work including concrete spalling repairs

Debris Clearing & Erosion Repair - PJ Warren

Erosion & channel alignment

Tauherenikau River


No in channel work

Upper Ruamahanga River

1.8km Upstream Kokotau Bridge

End of Soldier's Settlement Road at Te Whiti

Gravel Groyne and Extraction - Parker Contracting

Bed Recontouring, Extract Channel, use material in bite of erosion to form gravel groynes L/B at B Patricks

Waiohine River         

1km Upstream Ruamahanga confluence

Rail Bridge to Ruamahanga confluence

2.5km Upstream Ruamahanga confluence

Rail Bridge to confluence

Gravel Extraction - PJ Warren Contracting

Beach Recontouring - Vegetation clearing

Gravel Extraction - Fulton Hogan

Gravel Groynes / Rock Groyne Repairs / Rail Iron Removal

Waingawa River

Huges Line (Hughes Line Entrance)

Upper plain Road Water treatment plant, 500m upstream L/B -R/B, 500m downstream of treatment plant

Gravel Extraction - Andrew Tulloch Contracting

Bed Recontouring, Beach Recontouring

Waipoua River


No in channel work

Other Wairarapa rivers & streams Enaki Stream Downstream Brooklyn Road


Blockage removal

Wellington Area


Hutt River

Whakatiki - Upper Hutt

Two block groynes

Other Wellington rivers  & streams


No in channel work

Kapiti Area



Otaki River

Gas Crossing

Gravel extraction

Waikanae River


No in channel work

Other Kapiti rivers & streams


No in channel work

No in channel work

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.