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2457-20/21 Ashley River Vegetation Clearance


RFx ID : 24147310
Tender Name : 2457-20/21 Ashley River Vegetation Clearance
Reference # : 2457_20/21
Open Date : Tuesday, 30 March 2021 4:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Close Date  : Monday, 26 April 2021 9:00 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Department/Business Unit : Field Services
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 70170000 - Water resources development and oversight
  • 77000000 - Environmental Services
  • Canterbury
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Craig Anderson
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :

The project involves removing vegetation which is currently choking a 13 km section of the Ashley River Rakahuri between Ashley Gorge and approximately 1 km east of Cottles Road. This choking of the river by mature trees, mostly willow, and brush weeds is causing the river to spread laterally, resulting in erosion and loss of productive farmland.
This proposal is the first stage of a project to restore a more natural braiding river regime for the Ashly Rakahuri and Okuku Rivers. The end result will be reduced flood risk together with improved natural character, including habitat for native species.