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  1. Piles on a building corner of Webb and Cuba went down 13m til they hit good ground, Likewise piling at…

  2. Good point, but one which I suspect is definitely never going to happen. Not just for reasons of cost and…

  3. Maybe they should dig up SH1 and install a big-ass mofo pipe that discharges flood waters to the sea south…

  4. To be honest, my big concern at the time of planning was exactly how much sea level rise might be…

  5. You’re right of course in that I should have omitted the industrial park from the “flood prone” area – when…

  6. If it is 3-4m above the wetland, then it won’t be at risk unless the water levels rise 3 meters…

  7. Ten or so years ago I built a storage facility at the northern end of the industrial park reclamation -…

  8. Good point Ben – and yes, there was extensive submittals on this point by many of the submitters, especially from…

  9. A well-functioning wetland acts like a sponge. So in the past Taupo swamp may have done a better job at…

  10. Totally agree with you on that Greenwelly ! I wonder if they will take any notice of us if we…

  11. These “zones” are way too arbitrary, and basing them on territorial council boundaries is a mistake IMHO, Reasoning… Houses in…

  12. So – Budget Day 2021. As far as I can see, nothing in general for Building and Housing, but in…

  13. Sounds like I’ll have to take the Fishmobile instead of swimming there myself… Meanwhile – went and booked some tickets…

  14. You just have to get the tide timing right to make it over the bar. No record of submarine wrecks,…

  15. Well, as you’re open Saturday, sounds like it is time for a Fishy visit to Gonville one of these days!

  16. Oops – my bad. Doesn’t even look like it is going to Havelock North this year, although it normally does.…

  17. Yeah, sorry Starkive, its not coming to Wanganui. But curiously, it does end up going to Havelock North… So, tell…