Lower Heathcote River - dredging


Finishing off the balance of the bank shaping and landscaping works along the banks between Opawa Road and Beckford Road.


The Ōpāwaho / Heathcote River has had the main dredging work completed to remove accumulated sediment and reduce flooding. We need to finish the bank shaping works and landscape planting in some areas between Opawa Road and Beckford Road.


Sections of the Lower Heathcote River between Opawa Road and Beckford Road.


Work will start from early March 2021 and is expected to be completed by late May 2021 (weather dependant). Work will be undertaken between Monday to Friday, 7am to 6pm.


The contractor is City Care Limited. Phone Brent Cations on 027 215 2224 between Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. Advise us if you have specific property access requirements, e.g.: medical visits, home help, large vehicle deliveries, planned works.


  • There may be times when vehicle access to your property is temporarily restricted. The contractor will door knock beforehand to allow residents to move vehicles if necessary
  • The work may result in increased dust, noise and vibrations. We will try to keep any disruption to a minimum
  • Thank you for your understanding and cooperation during the works