Whanganui Flood Management Review Group consists of executive and flood
management staff from Horizons Regional Council and Whanganui District Council,
Smith as the Lower Whanganui River Iwi Representative and Chris Shenton as the
Whanganui River Local Iwi Representative. The role of the Group is to identify key flood
management issues in the Whanganui District highlighted during the 19-20 June 2015
flood event and facilitate initial investigation of these issues.
On 31 May 2016 the Group presented some preliminary findings
around the June 2015 Whanganui River flood event to both councils. Below is background information including a media release, FAQs and the report.
Media release - Review Group presents flood report
Flood Report FAQs (PDF, 135KB)
Lower Whanganui River Flood Protection Investigations Report (PDF, 1.05MB)