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Author: Douglas Anderson

Anything happening – Mercury  Bay Update?

I walk past this spot and read the council notice “What’s Happening”. My observation is “nothing.” Visitors must look at this fenced off area and wonder why, well over a year after the great cyclone, why this simple repair has not been completed. Resource Consent for what? The footpath is an existing structure nothing new, nothing more. There is an existing rock breakwater, just needs extending, backfill, and footpath rebuilt. Having worked in the marine industry for many years this is a very, very simple repair. I suspect there is a real anti to rock retaining walls on the coastal waterfront?...

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