River flooding

River flooding is the most common natural hazard we face in Te Taitokerau, and we’ll likely see more flooding with climate change.

We work with communities in flood-prone areas to reduce risks, including several large flood protection infrastructure projects.

Good river management can help protect people, land and property from damage from flooding.
The river flood hazard maps show the likely extent of river flooding during significant flood events.
Our management and operation of several flood protection schemes.