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Wellington region's stopbanks and floodgates in poor condition


Nearly 200 of the Wellington region's stopbanks and floodgates are in a poor or very poor condition, with some at imminent threat of collapse.

The findings, presented in a report to the Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC) Environment Committee on Wednesday, showed the poor-condition defences represented more than a fifth of the region's stopbanks and 16 per cent of floodgates. Read More