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Riverworks Report

Riverworks Report

Updated 11 December 2017 12:51pm

Greater Wellington Regional Council

Flood Protection Operations River Works Schedule

Period 11 December – 17 December 2017




Wairarapa Area



Lower Wairarapa Valley



Ruamahanga -  Mahaki                     

Ruamahanga Waihenga


Turanganui (Above Lake Onoke Bridge)


Gravel extraction

Gravel extraction

Gravel extraction

Gravel extraction/beach & bed recontouring

Channel alignment

Tauherenikau River

Upstream of SH2 (1km)

Diversion Road

Gravel extraction

Gravel extraction

Upper Ruamahanga River

Below Galdstone Bridge (3.5kms)

Te Ore Ore - Wardells (Below Transfer Station)

Wardells Bridge to Gladstone Bridge

Te Whiri

Gravel extraction

Bed & beach recontouring/veg clearing

Vegetation clearing

Gravel extraction

Waiohine River             

Upstream of SH2 (1km)

Kuratawhiti Street

Kuratawhiti St 1 km upstream

Gravel extraction 

Gravel extraction

Bed & beach recontouring

Waingawa River

Between SH2 Bridge and Rail Bridge

Gravel extraction/veg clearing/gravel groynes

Waipoua River

Urban Stretch


Vegetation removal/mulching/willow layering/debris clearing

Other Wairarapa rivers & streams


No in channel work

Wellington Area


Hutt River

Totara Park/Maoribank

TMP Arrestor

Beach ripping/vegetation removal/clearing

Rip Rap Rock repairs

Other Wellington rivers  & streams

Seton Nossiter Dam

Gravel blockage removal

Kapiti Area



Otaki River

Otaki Lower

Otaki all areas

Otaki Lower


Otaki Lower

Gravel extraction

Mowing round

Stopbank mulching

Spray round (weather dependant)

Rock wall and groyne repairs

Waikanae River



Site clearing for planting

Other Kapiti rivers & streams


No in channel work

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.