2001 Hutt River Floodplain Management Plan
2009 Hutt City Council ‘Making Places’ concepts
2012 Greater Wellington flood protection option development
2015 Greater Wellington flood protection option selected
2017 Preliminary design; Waka Kotahi Melling intersection indicative business case
2019 Waka Kotahi Melling transport improvements detailed 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 contract awarded; detail design starts
May 2023 Establishment of Te Wai Takamori o Te Awa Kairangi Alliance - Delivering RiverLink
June - October 2023 Confirming scope and reviewing the Reference Design
July 2023 - March 2024 Undertaking ground investigations and property removal
July 2023 Start developing detailed design for early works i.e. Mills Street stop bank
November 2023 - April 2025 Detailed Design
Late 2023 River and stop bank construction commences
2024 Commence interchange and footbridge construction
2028 Complete construction