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Waikanae River Walk 2020


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This event has been cancelled

Greater Wellington Regional Council is touched by the response from the community to the 2020 annual Waikanae River walk on Wednesday 7 October 2020. Due to ongoing restrictions and uncertainty arising from COVID-19, our annual public river walkover for the Otaki River for 2020 has, unfortunately, had to be cancelled. We apologise for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding. We hope to see you next year. Stay safe.

The Flood Protection Department of Greater Wellington Regional Council invites you to the 2019 Waikanae River Walk.

The annual walkover of the river takes place to:

  • Allow people to identify and discuss issues relating to operations and maintenance works carried out under the operational maintenance resource consent held by our Flood Protection Department;
  • Monitor implementation of the Waikanae Floodplain Management Plan; and
  • View environmental enhancement and restoration works in progress.

For catering purposes, please confirm your attendance with on 0800 496 734 or by emailing by Wednesday 30 September 2020. We look forward to seeing you there.

We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation, please note that we will only be going ahead with the event if we are at Level 1.

Therefore, we may need to cancel the event at short notice if the alert level is higher. Thanks for your understanding.

When: Wednesday, 7th October 2020, starting at 9:00am (event finished 2 months ago)
Duration: 6 hours
Where: Edgewater Park, Waikanae
Price/Cost: Free
Bring: Please bring suitable clothing in case of bad weather, and ensure that you wear sturdy footwear
Contact: Amanda Death
Phone: 0800 496 734
Email: zn.tvog.wg@noitcetorpdoolf
Getting there:

We will be starting the day at Edgewater Park, off Fleetwood Grove, and will be walking downstream towards the estuary.

We will be starting at 09.00 am sharp, so please ensure you arrive slightly beforehand. A light lunch will be provided enroute at midday, as well as some morning tea.

We expect to finish the walk no later than 3pm at the Otaihanga Boating Club. We will have a bus available to take people back to their cars at Edgewater Park.

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