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Riverworks Report

Riverworks Report

Updated 13 August 2019 3:08pm

Greater Wellington Regional Council

Flood Protection Operations River Works Schedule

Period 12 to 18 August 2019




Wairarapa Area



Lower Wairarapa Valley

Ruamahanga - Waihenga Bridge

Ruamahanga - Backwater Road   

Huangarua upstream Ponatahi Bridge 1km

Ruamahanga upstream Waihenga Bridge

Tauanui Delta

Waiohine to Waihenga

Gravel extraction

Gravel extraction

Gravel extraction       

Gravel extraction       

Mulching stopbank      

Willow planting                            

Tauherenikau River

South Featherston Road

Gravel extraction - JB Earthmoving

Upper Ruamahanga River

1km Upstream Gladstone Bridge

2km Upstream Kokotau Bridge

1km Downstream Kokotau Bridge

Mt-Bruce heading downstream to Te Ore Ore  Bridge

Gravel extraction - Hooper Contracting

Gravel extraction - Parker Contracting

Gravel extraction - Scotts Ag Contracting

McAuleys Contracting Ltd/GW staff pole planting, layering and various riverwork.

Waiohine River         

1.5km Upstream SH2

Kuratawhiti Street

1km upstream Ruamahanga confluence

Gravel extraction - Fulton Hogan

Gravel extraction - Pope & Gray Contracting

Gravel extraction - PJ Warren Contracting

Waingawa River

2.5km upstream Waingawa/Ruamahanga confluence

Gravel extraction - Higgins

Waipoua River


No in channel work

Other Wairarapa rivers & streams

Waihora (outside of scheme under our consent)

Bed & beach recontouring

Wellington Area


Hutt River

 Moonshine and Totara Park areas

Willow planting

Other Wellington rivers  & streams


No in channel work

Kapiti Area



Otaki River

Gas Crossing

Gravel Extraction

Native tree planting

Willow pole cutting

Waikanae River


No in channel work

Other Kapiti rivers & streams

Mangaone Stream

Weed boat Rangiuru/Waimeha/Mangaone

Proposed mouth cut

Weed removal

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.