2001 Hutt River Floodplain Management Plan
2009 Hutt City Council ‘Making Places’ concepts
2012 Greater Wellington flood protection option development
2014 Melling Gateway Strategic Case
2015 Greater Wellington flood protection option selected
2016 SH2 Programme Business Case - Ngauranga to Te Marua
2017 Preliminary design; NZ Transport Agency - Waka Kotahi Melling intersection Indicative Business Case
2019 Waka Kotahi Melling transport improvements Single Stage Business Case
2019–2021 Pre-implementation planning and design; community engagement; business case
2021 Project resource consent lodged on 25 August 2021
2022 Resource consent approved; design and construction Alliance contract preparation and award
May 2023 Establishment of Te Wai Takamori o Te Awa Kairangi - Delivering RiverLink Alliance
June 2023 - June 2024 Confirming scope and reviewing the Reference Design
July 2023 - June 2024 Undertaking ground investigations, property removal, locating utilities and pavement investigations
October 2023 Start developing detailed design for early works i.e. Mills Street stopbank
February 2024 Commence early works, including site establishment, Mills St stopbank
2024-2025 Detailed design for the main construction works
2024 onwards Commence main construction works
2028 Expected construction finish