Wellington Scoop

Slips blocking roads in Wellington suburbs; warning to drivers

News from WCC
A number of substantial slips are blocking or partially blocking several roads around Wellington this morning.

Motorists are warned to take care on all roads around the city as there could be slips or fallen trees that have so far gone unreported.

Incidents include:

· Slip covering both lanes on the top of Wadestown Road.
· Slip covering both lanes at the corner of Fortification Road and Nakora Road, Seatoun Heights.
· Slip on Melrose Road covering footpath and part road, very large boulder on road on the bend.
· Slip on Rangiora Avenue, Khandallah, covering both lanes.
· Slip on Manchester Street, Melrose. The slip appears to have broken a gas line. PowerCo contractors are on site to fix the leak.

Smaller slips include:
· Evans Bay Parade, covering one lane.
· Grafton Road, Hataitai – debris across driveway.
· Otaki Street, Miramar, covering one lane
· Makara Road, between Makara Village and Makara Beach.

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