Work is underway to clear slips on several roads in Banks Peninsula following the December 2021 storm event.

Heavy rain in December 2021 caused large slips, drop outs and scouring on several roads around Banks Peninsula. Our staff and contractors have been working to clear slips and repair roads. 

Work will be ongoing on particular roads over the coming months. You can subscribe to our newsletter below. Newsletters will also be posted on this page.

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Original damage

Scouring and road dropouts.

Still to be completed

The remaining scouring repairs will begin in May. 

Timeframe for this work to be completed

These scouring repairs are expected to take several weeks to repair. 

The current state of the road 

Fully open. Road users should take care when passing scouring on the road shoulder.

Original damage

Various small slips, three road dropouts and flooding at the bottom of the road.

Still to be completed

The road dropout repairs have been delayed and are expected to begin in June.

Timeframe for this work to be completed

This will take 6 to 8 weeks to complete.

The current state of the road

Fully open. Road users should take care when passing the dropouts on this road. 

 

Original damage

Various small slips, three road dropouts and flooding at the bottom of the road.

Still to be completed

Repairing the road dropout, road metaling and culvert works.

Timeframe for this work to be completed

The road metaling should be finished by the end of this week.

The dropout repair and culvert works will be completed in June. 

The current state of the road

Fully open. Road users should take care when passing the dropouts on this road. 

 

Residents, Contractors and Council Staff hold a small ceremony to open Goughs Road to residents and Property Owners.

Original damage

Various full length slips, dropouts on the bottom half of the road, with a full road dropout approximately halfway down. 

What work was undertaken over the last few weeks?

The culverts have all been installed at the main dropout.

What still needs to be completed?

Below the main dropout, work is ongoing. Following the completion of this work, the road will be re-metalled. 

Timeframe for completion

Work below the main drop out is likely to be completed in late June.

What is the current state of the road?

The road remains closed to all non-residents and landowners until repairs are complete along the entirety of Goughs Road.

Gated, with resident and farm only access

Original damage

Various slips along the full length and one main road drop out halfway.

What work was undertaken over the last few weeks? 

There has been no further work carried out at Hickory Bay.

What still needs to be completed?

Still need to repair the road dropouts and culverts.

Timeframe for completion

Work repairing the road dropouts and the culverts will continue in mid-May. We expect this work to be finished in early June.

What is the current state of the road?

The road is now open to the public with long delays to be expected when works are occurring. 

Due to the narrow road and the ongoing risk of rockfall, especially in rain events, signs have been installed at the start of the road to warn motorists.

Original damage

Severe scouring and slips on Lavericks Ridge Road.

What work  was undertaken over the last few weeks? 

The final dropout repair has been competed. Crews have also finished upgrading the culverts.

What still needs to be completed?

More metal will need to be applied to the road before repairs are completed. 

Timeframe for completion

The metalling is expected to be completed in late May. 

What is the current state of the road?

The road is now open to the public. People should take care until all dropouts are repaired and the road metal has been spread.

Original damage

Various flooding debris, one large debris flow and one blocked culvert that caused damage to the road seal.

What work was undertaken this week?

The small pavement repairs have been completed.

What still needs to be completed?

The completed small pavement repairs will be resealed.  

Timeframe for completion

The final reseal will be completed this week.

All remedial work on this road will be completed following the seal of the small pavement repairs. 

What is the current state of the road?

Fully open. 

Original damage

Significant scouring, slips and dropouts. Significant damage to the second bridge.

What work was undertaken last week?

Our contractors began working on the bridge repair.

What still needs to be completed?

No further works planned for this road.

Timeframe for this work to be completed

We expect that all the work on the bridge will be finished by mid-June.

Current state of the road 

Fully open.

 

Original damage

Scouring at the bridge and washouts.

Recently completed work

Some scouring at the bridge and multiple washouts have been repaired. 

Contractors have completed most stabilisation repairs.

Still to be completed

There is one dropout that needs repair and sections of the road still require resealing.

Timeframe for this work to be completed

Expected to be completed within the month.

The current state of the road 

Fully open.

Original damage

Various small and large slips the full length from Fisherman's Bay Road, with a large dropout above Paua Bay Road and various slips.

What work was undertaken this week?

The ford repairs are now complete. 

What still needs to be completed?

Long Bay will also require further river protection works.

The road will also require re-metalling.

Timeframe for completion

Our contractor plans to start re-metalling the road next week.

The river protection work will begin at the start of June.

 

What is the current state of the road?

Road is still closed at the Goughs Road intersection, with resident and farm only access.

 

Original damage

Severe scouring and slips on the outer side of the harbour.

Still to be completed

Metal build-up on the bottom end of the road along with a couple of culvert replacements.

Timeframe for completion

Work is expected to be completed by the end of May.

The current state of the road

Fully open.

Original damage

Road dropout.

Recently completed work

The dropout has been repaired. 

Sill to be completed

Chipseal road surfacing repairs.

Timeframe for completion

Work is expected to be completed within two months.

The current state of the road

Fully open.