Coastal Erosion, Footbridge, June 2018, comments by Michael Feyen

The other day Michael Feyen, Mayor of the Horowhenua District Council, visited Waikawa Beach to look at our erosion problem and the footbridge. He uploaded a couple of short videos to his Facebook page that are worth a watch. Here they are below.


Substantial dune work is required at Waikawa Beach to mitigate erosion and affects on properties. HDC and Horizons immediate input is vital.


Waikawa Beach bridge is likely to need significant repairs.

It was particularly interesting to hear his comments on how well we’d turned out to comment on the recent Long-term Plan draft. We seem to have made an impression.

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