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A little too much salt?

Posted by on Feb 4, 2014 in Blog

You know how they say too much is salt is bad for you, well it is not that great for your car or our sports fields either! Motorists in many waterfront areas around Auckland experienced some urban off-roading conditions when salt-water flooded roads during the King Tides. It made for some great shots and a keen few even took the opportunity to use the roads like the canals of Venice – paddle boarding and kayaking on the flooded tarseal. So while there was plenty of fun and tomfoolery to be had with the unusual driving conditions: what are the effects of all that salt-water on your car and...

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Sinking ships or new opportunities?

Posted by on Feb 3, 2014 in Home page slider

Sinking ships or new opportunities?

As the City of Sails, Auckland has numerous marinas, jetties, pontoons and mooring locations around its coast. But just because it can float at the moment doesn’t mean it always will. This photo taken during the King Tides of February 2014 shows Milford Marina spilling its banks. Seeing the impact of King Tides now will help us ensure that sea level change impacts are planned for and allow Auckland to remain the City of Sails into the future.   Find out how you can help by checking out the participate page - because we all want the future to be plain sailing...

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Herald Island boat ramp, Auckland King Tide 01022014

Posted by on Feb 1, 2014 in 2 February event favourites, Favourite photos

Herald Island boat ramp, Auckland King Tide 01022014

Flooding at the Herald Island boat ramp during the Auckland King Tide 01 February 2014. Photo by Noel Rugg

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Milford Marina, North Shore, Auckland King Tide 01022014

Posted by on Feb 1, 2014 in 2 February event favourites, Favourite photos

Milford Marina, North Shore, Auckland King Tide 01022014

Water over the retaining walls and pontoons at maximum range at Milford Marina on Auckland’s North Shore during the Auckland King Tide 01022014. Photo by Jo

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Orewa Estuary, Auckland King Tides 01022014

Posted by on Feb 1, 2014 in 2 February event favourites, Favourite photos

Orewa Estuary, Auckland King Tides 01022014

Orewa Estuary, taken during the Auckland King Tide – 01 February 2014. A higher tide on the 02 February may result in houses flooding. Photo by Andrew.

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