News | Environment
25 Sep 2021 21:17
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Environment

    Road crews are praying for no more rain as delays extend to months for road repairs into the Marlborough Sounds

    Road crews are praying for no more rain as delays extend to months for road repairs into the Marlborough Sounds


    There's six areas of major damage on Queen Charlotte Drive following the torrential rain, and 17 slips and drop outs on Kenepuru Road.

    Council Recovery Manager Dean Heiford says the damage has isolated communities who can't get vehicles over slips and are relying on boat access.

    He says the thought of more rain on unstable areas keeps him awake at night as it would push back the clean-up.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

     Other Environment News
     25 Sep: Wild weather has hit the South Island today
     25 Sep: Scott Morrison touts new global security alliances during UN meeting
     25 Sep: Wild weather and a wintry blast are bearing down on parts of the South Island
     25 Sep: Fire investigators are at the scene where a barn used as accommodation in Auckland, went up in flames overnight
     24 Sep: New assessments back the building of a new airfield in a small Central Otago town
     23 Sep: Melbourne residents are still feeling shaken by yesterday's earthquake
     22 Sep: Wet and windy weather may affect travel in Auckland and Northland tonight
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Canterbury has beaten Southland 19-16 in golden point extra time of their Bunnings NPC match in Invercargill More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Consumer NZ believe buy-now, pay-later schemes are being shady with their marketing, to lure in the financially illiterate More...



     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    Sam Asghari hopes Netflix isn't profiting from his fiancee's conservatorship battle 21:00

    Entertainment:
    Debra Messing has questioned why Kim Kardashian West is to host 'Saturday Night Live' 20:30

    Entertainment:
    Sarah Jessica Parker is "not ready" to publicly mourn the loss of her close friend, Willie Garson 20:00

    Entertainment:
    Whoopi Goldberg has signed a new four-year deal to remain on 'The View' 19:30

    Entertainment:
    A woman suing Nicki Minaj and her husband for alleged harassment is "tired of being afraid" of them 19:00

    Rugby:
    Canterbury has beaten Southland 19-16 in golden point extra time of their Bunnings NPC match in Invercargill 18:54

    Law and Order:
    There's a homicide investigation underway after a woman died in the Bay of Plenty town of Kawerau 18:35

    Motoring:
    Wild weather has hit the South Island today 18:35

    Living & Travel:
    A new pop-up Covid-19 testing centre at the Te Hana cafe carpark near Wellsford is open today 18:34

    Entertainment:
    Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip "loved" things going "wrong" on royal engagements 18:30


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2021 New Zealand City Ltd