25 Aug 2008

Access to Kawakawa Bay open again

2:02 pm on 25 August 2008

Access to the settlement of Kawakawa Bay has been partially restored, following a slip.

The slip on Sunday night on the Kawakawa-Orere Road has now been cleared.

However, Manukau City Council says access to the bay via the main Kawakawa-Clevedon Road is still closed, after a 500 cubic metres of earth was brought down.

The council says property owners at the top of the cliff have been evacuated as a precaution and engineers are continuing to assess the situation.