Motuihe wharf temporary closure for repairs
24 March 2014
Motuihe wharf temporary closure for
Department of Conservation has temporarily
closed the wharf servicing Motuihe island in the Hauraki
Gulf Marine Park, to survey and repair damage caused during
DOC has engaged engineers to assess storm
damage caused to wharf decking.
Conservation Services Manager Jonathan Miles says all public
landings have been put on hold and the wharf will be closed
until it has been further assessed, repaired and deemed safe
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