News

End-of-year update

Published Dec 17, 2021

With the weather continuously reminding us why this work is so important, we wanted to provide an end-of-year update on our work to improve the stormwater system.

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Winch and grill installed

Published Nov 24, 2021

A new stormwater inlet grill has been fitted at Airlie Road in the Karehana Catchment with an onsite winch so it can be lifted during storm events to improve flood discharge capability.

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Taupō Stream catchment investigations begin

Published Nov 19, 2021

Wellington Water and Porirua City Council are getting underway with investigating stormwater management options to reduce the risk of flooding in James Street and the area around St Andrews Road/the State Highway in the Taupō Stream catchment.

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Council investment in Plimmerton Flood protection

Published Nov 5, 2021

Porirua City Council has committed $17.9m to reduce the flooding risk for homes in the Karehana area of Plimmerton.

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Council to decide on options early November

Published Oct 21, 2021

Porirua City Council will now make a decision on the options to help reduce the risk of flooding in the Karehana Catchment at the Council meeting on 4 November 2021.

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PCC considers community feedback

Published Oct 1, 2021

Porirua City Councillors are considering 36 responses from the community on the options for mitigating the impact of flooding in the Karehana catchment.

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Options for flood mitigation shared

Published Sep 14, 2021

Options for mitigating the impact of flooding in the Karehana catchment have been presented to Porirua City Council and councillors are considering the information.

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August update

Published Aug 9, 2021

We are making good progress on options for reducing flood risk in the Karehana catchment, but to make sure we put the best possible information in front of Porirua City Council, we have had to push the timeline out a few weeks.

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Winch and grill for Karehana outlet

Published Aug 9, 2021

We're pleased to advise that the new grill, and the winch to lift it during heavy rain, will be installed at the Karehana Park inlet on 6 September.

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July update

Published Jul 31, 2021

We're working through the analysis of a short list of options. These options focus on three topographic areas.

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Community updated on progress

Published Jul 8, 2021

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Community invited to drop-in

Published Jun 29, 2021

Plimmerton people are invited to drop in for an update on progress in reducing the risk of flooding.

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