Whanganui River Flood Management Review

The Whanganui Flood Management Review Group consists of executive and flood management staff from Horizons Regional Council and Whanganui District Council, and Hera 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)



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