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Riverworks Report

Riverworks Report

Updated 17 September 2018 11:52am

Greater Wellington Regional Council

Flood Protection Operations River Works Schedule

Period 17 September - 23 September 2018




Wairarapa Area



Lower Wairarapa Valley

Ruamahanga -  Mahaki         

Ruamahanga - Waihenga Bridge

Ruamahanga - Backwater Road           

Turanganui River

Gravel extraction

Gravel extraction

Gravel extraction

Willow planting

Tauherenikau River

Downstream of SH53

Gravel extraction

Upper Ruamahanga River

3km below Wardells Bridge

2.5km below Waingawa/Ruamahanga                        Confluence

Gravel extraction

Gravel extraction

Waiohine River              

Above SH2 (1km)

River Road

Rail bridge to SH2

1.5km Upstream from Waiohine Confluence

Upstream of rail bridge to SH2

Gravel extraction 

Gravel extraction

Willow planting

Gravel extraction

debris/vegetation clearing, bed/beach recontouring

Waingawa River

1km upstream Confluence

2.5km upstream Waingawa Confluence

Huges Line

SH2 & rail bridge

Gravel extraction

Beach recontouring

Gravel groyne construction

Groyne maintenance/construction

Waipoua River

Mikimiki Bridge/Rail Bridge

Akura Nursery

Mikimiki Bridge/Youngs

Willow pole planting/layering/tree removal

Gravel extraction

Beach vegetation clearing

Other Wairarapa rivers & streams

Mangatarere River, Confluence to Brooklyn Rd

Kaipatangat Stream, upstream DAlefield Rd

Willow pole planting/layering/trenching

Wet extraction

Wellington Area


Hutt River

Totara Park

County Lane

River Road


Willow pole planting

Willow pole planting

Rail iron in channel removal

Site line clearing

Other Wellington rivers  & streams


No in channel work

Kapiti Area



Otaki River

Lower Rangiuru

Upper Otaki

Gravel extraction

Willow pole planting

Waikanae River


No in channel work

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.