Response to LGOIMA request 2023-184 8 August 2023

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Response to LGOIMA request 2023-184 8 August 2023 preview
  • Published Date Thu 28 Sep 2023
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Request for information: 

  1. "What are the current risks to people and property across Wairarapa caused by the Flood Risk, in particular to the larger towns of Carterton, Greytown, Martinborough, Featherston and Masterton? 
  2. Which areas of Wairarapa would be most at risk in a 1 in a 100 year flood? 
  3. What is the likelihood of the Flood Risk becoming a reality? 
  4. What steps have been taken to mitigate against the Flood Risk? 
  5. What would the likely damage in dollar terms be from the Flood Risk? 
  6. How many homes in Greytown would likely be inundated in such a flood? 
  7. How many homes in Carterton would likely be inundated in such a flood? 
  8. How many homes in Martinborough would likely be inundated in such a flood? 
  9. How many homes in Masterton would likely be inundated in such a flood? 
  10. How many homes in Featherstone would likely be inundated in such a flood? 
  11. Approximately how many rural properties in the Wairarapa would likely be inundated in such a flood? 
  12. Do you have an estimate of the value of property at risk? 
  13. Do you have any comment on whether floods of similar size and impact to 1947 and 1976 could happen again? 
  14. What rural areas would be most at risk in a 1 in a 100 year flood? 
  15. Which roads would be most likely to be flooded out in such a flood? 
  16. Are there any bridges GWRC considers to be particularly at risk of failure in such a flodd? 
  17. Do you have any further comment?"
Updated 28 September 2023 at 10:55