Lower Ruamāhanga Valley Floodplain Management Advisory Committee
The Lower Ruamahanga River Floodplain Management Advisory Committee of the Wairarapa Committee. It is comprised of the Greater Wellington Regional Council Councillor for the Wairarapa constituency and the Chair of the Environment Committee, one elected member nominated by South Wairarapa District Council, one member nominated by Kahungunu ki Wairarapa, one member nominated by Rangitāne ō Wairarapa, and eight members nominated by the existing scheme committees, whom are all appointed by Council.
The Advisory Committee provide oversight of the development, implementation and review of the Lower Wairarapa Valley Development Scheme and Floodplain Management Plans for the Lower Ruamahanga Valley floodplains.
Greater Wellington Regional Council membership
Cr Penny Gaylor
Cr Adrienne Staples
Deputy Mayor Garrick Emms - South Wairarapa District Council
Local scheme committee members:
Bernie George (Chair)
Horipo Rimene, Rangitāne ō Wairarapa
Ra Smith, Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairarapa
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