Debris washing up on Wellington roads 8:58pm 4/3/14
Debris washing up on
Tuesday, 4 March 2014 -
Wellington Police are asking motorists
to drive with caution on the coastal roads tonight. With
the southerly storm blowing in, there have been reports of
rocks and debris being washed up on roads near Moa Point in
Wellington and on Marine Parade near
Contractors are heading to the areas but this
will remain a problem until the tide turns. High tide is at
9.30pm in Wellington.
At this stage no roads are closed
but this will be reassessed as high tide approaches and the
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