About this project
RiverLink will turn Lower Hutt (Central City Transformation Plan) to face and connect with the Hutt River/Te Awa Kairangi.
RiverLink is a partnership project, involving Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, Hutt City Council and Greater Wellington Regional Council working together with mana whenua to improve transport connections and flood protection and support urban revitalisation of Lower Hutt’s central city.
It includes the State Highway 2 Melling transport improvements, which are funded through Central Government’s NZ Upgrade Programme.
Enabling construction is due to start in late 2022 with official construction scheduled to start in late 2023 and completion in 2027.
It is estimated that more than $700 million will be invested in RiverLink. Hutt City Council has committed $138.5M to RiverLink.
Where are we at?
The RiverLink partners are pleased to advise that we have lodged our resource consent application. Getting to this stage is a huge milestone – it’s the culmination of years of project development and collaboration involving many of the project team, key stakeholders and community.
We anticipate the application will be notified and the formal statutory process commence in the near future. However, in the interim we invite you to visit the RiverLink Website.
We will continue to maintain the website through-out the application process, so check in regularly. If you’d like to get in touch to discuss any aspects please feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0800 496 734 for general queries.
Resource Consents & Notices of Requirement
The submission period has closed. If you have any questions on the submission process, please contact email@example.com. For further details, visit https://haveyoursay.gw.govt.nz/riverlink-consent.