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Riverworks Report

Riverworks Report

Updated 10 May 2021 10:09am


These are the flood protection operations planned for the period 10 to 16 May 2021

The work is dependent on weather conditions and contractor availability.

Contact us if you would like more details.




Wairarapa Area



Lower Wairarapa Valley

Ruamahanga, Tuhitarata Bridge


Oporua Spillway


Whakawhiriwhiri Stream, 100m downstream of Pahautea Road, Kahutara



Ruamahanga East West Access Road job for nature Site 1

Waiorongomai Stream

Donalds Creek

Abbotts Creek

Ruamahanga upstream of Waihenga Bridge

Mulching & Layering

Tree removal

Popular removal near powerlines                                Gravel extraction - PJ Warren


Culvert Renewal                                           

Rope changes

Floodgate Clearing

Inanga spawning and native planting prep                work

Delivery of rock starting week of 19 April

Gravel extraction/SWDC

Erosion repair and Gravel extraction

Willow mulching

Tauherenikau River

Diversion Road

Upstream of SH53

Stopbank mulching

Debris clearing / Gravel groynes

Upper Ruamahanga River

T.O.O. (John Jackson) Opposite Sewage Treatment Plant below XS,228

1km upstream Gladstone Bridge

Boulder Groyne Construction,                                 Parker Contracting

Hoopers Extraction

Waiohine River         

1Km below Ruamahanga Confluence 

1Km upstream of Rail Bridge

Kuratawhiti Street

Gravel extraction - Fulton Hogan


Bed & beach recontouring

Bed & beach re-contouring/rock placement/gravel extraction

Waingawa River

Upper Manaia (Bruce Candy's) @XS-15+95m, also various other locations upstream and downstream of SH2 Road Bridge to Confluence

Bed and eeach recontouring

Waipoua River


No in channel work

Other Wairarapa rivers & streams

Beef Creek 100m upstream SH1

Blockage removal

Wellington Area


Hutt River

Moonshne to Maoribank

Rock structure maintenance

Other Wellington rivers  & streams



No in channel work

Kapiti Area



Otaki River

Below Highway

Gravel extraction

Waikanae River


No in channel work

Other Kapiti rivers & streams


No in channel work