9:30 – 10:00am – Welcome and Morning Tea
Talks begin at 10:00am
10:00 – 10:10
Rangitāiki River Scheme History
Outlining the characteristics of the Rangitāiki Floodplain. Including the geology, creation of the scheme and the challenges the scheme faces.
10:10 – 10:30
Flood Management and Resources
Explaining the flood management team structure, the resources it utilises and the training undertaken.
10:30 – 11:10
Rangitāiki River Flood Forecasting
An overview of the Rangitāiki River flood forecasting model. Its development and how it performed leading up to and during the April 2017 flood event.
11:10 – 12:20
The Edgecumbe Flood
Mark Townsend / Bruce Crabbe
An overview of the events leading up to the breach of the stopbank at Edgecumbe, the impact and the response by BOPRC staff.
12:20 – 1:00 – Lunch
1:00 – 2:00
River Scheme Sustainability (RSS) & Rangitāiki Floodway
Katalin Maltai / Mark Townsend
Overview of the RSS project. This includes the phases, themes, progress to date and the programme. Overview of the Rangitāiki Floodway Project. It’s challenging and how the RSS principles have been applied.
2:00 – 3:00
Rangitāiki River Scheme Review
The independent review undertaken was comprehensive and involved gaining views from across the community. The technical members of the panel undertook a review of all aspects that were relevant leading up to the breach. Kyle will provide an overview of this and the recommendations from the review.
3:00 – 3:20 – Afternoon Tea
3:20 – 4:00
Actions Resulting from the April 2017 Floods & Panel Discussion
A summary of the actions undertaken since the flood. The key learnings, what went well and what could’ve gone better.
4:00 – 5:00
Whakatāne River Flooding
An overview of the weather event, its impact, the performance of key infrastructure and recommendations.
Workshop 10th April 2019
8:00 – 9:00
Overview from the EOC Controller
The April 2-17 flood event from the perspective of the Whakatāne DC Controller. The problems faced, learnings from the event and recommendations going forward.
9:00 – 10:00
Ngongotaha Stream Flooding
An overview of the flood event, incorporating the rainfall, the effects of the flooding and the response undertaken.
10:00 – 10:30 – Morning Tea
10:30 – 11:30
Independent Review of the Ngongotahā Flood Event
The independent review undertaken was comprehensive and involved gaining views from across the community. The technical members of the panel undertook a review of all aspects that were relevant leading up to the overtopping and subsequent flooding. Kyle will provide an overview of this and the recommendations from the review.
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