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AF8 - Alpine Fault Project
Image result for af8 ALPINE FAULT
Project AF8 has released four short videos (around 2 minutes each) to explain why we are taking the Alpine Fault so seriously and help people understand how they can be prepared for the disruption to normal life that a severe earthquake will cause.

There is also a longer series of videos, featuring some of the leading scientists who have been involved in Project AF8, talking about the science behind Project AF8.

See projectaf8.co.nz or our YouTube channel for more info.

Update from our friends at Southland District Council

Roading advisory No 5 –11am, 6 December

Southern roads are still affected by flooding and drivers are advised to take extra care.

All our contractors are out in the affected areas and will be prioritising based on risk and impact

Counsell Road is closed From Helena Road to Mill Road North.

At this stage we are waiting for updates on the following roads so cannot confirm whether these roads have reopened or not.

Heale Ridge Road (off Stirling Road) is closed due to a slip.  Otapiri Gorge Road remains closed from Shand Road through to Mathews Road.  

Other closed roads:
- Hall Road
- McKenzie Road
- Anderson Road
- Henderson Road
- Tanner Road
- Lora River Road
- Heale Ridge Road
- South Hillend Dipton Road
- Ellis Road

In the Northern Southland area, the following roads are still open but affected by flooding.

• Kent Road
• Josephville St Patricks Road
• Dryridge Road
• Chartley Park Road
• Cowie Road
• Waimea Valley Road
• Nine Mile Road
• Crooked Road
• Blue Road
• Orr Road
• Pahiwi Balfour Road
• Dipton Castle Rock Road
• Felton Road
• Roy Road
• Castlerock Road 

Remember to check the NZTA website for state highway conditions and other council websites for roads in their areasImage attachment

 

Comment on Facebook

Sarah Bell

River road has surface flooding along the sealed part just out of Gore.

Tim Gibson

Update from Gore District Council on the roads.

Please take care out there.
Just a friendly reminder to everyone that the Flood Warning is still active.
Please be vigilant tomorrow morning when driving as some rivers will have peaked overnight. 

We can expect some surface flooding in certain areas so please be careful.

For more information visit the Environment Southland link bellow.

or for roading information visit:  https://www.journeys.nzta.govt.nz/southland/

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AF8 - Alpine Fault Project
Image result for af8 ALPINE FAULT
Project AF8 has released four short videos (around 2 minutes each) to explain why we are taking the Alpine Fault so seriously and help people understand how they can be prepared for the disruption to normal life that a severe earthquake will cause.

There is also a longer series of videos, featuring some of the leading scientists who have been involved in Project AF8, talking about the science behind Project AF8.

See projectaf8.co.nz or our YouTube channel for more info.

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Update from our friends at Southland District Council

Roading advisory No 5 –11am, 6 December

Southern roads are still affected by flooding and drivers are advised to take extra care.

All our contractors are out in the affected areas and will be prioritising based on risk and impact

Counsell Road is closed From Helena Road to Mill Road North.

At this stage we are waiting for updates on the following roads so cannot confirm whether these roads have reopened or not.

Heale Ridge Road (off Stirling Road) is closed due to a slip.  Otapiri Gorge Road remains closed from Shand Road through to Mathews Road.  

Other closed roads:
- Hall Road
- McKenzie Road
- Anderson Road
- Henderson Road
- Tanner Road
- Lora River Road
- Heale Ridge Road
- South Hillend Dipton Road
- Ellis Road

In the Northern Southland area, the following roads are still open but affected by flooding.

• Kent Road
• Josephville St Patricks Road
• Dryridge Road
• Chartley Park Road
• Cowie Road
• Waimea Valley Road
• Nine Mile Road
• Crooked Road
• Blue Road
• Orr Road
• Pahiwi Balfour Road
• Dipton Castle Rock Road
• Felton Road
• Roy Road
• Castlerock Road 

Remember to check the NZTA website for state highway conditions and other council websites for roads in their areasImage attachment

 

Comment on Facebook

Sarah Bell

River road has surface flooding along the sealed part just out of Gore.

Tim Gibson

Update from Gore District Council on the roads.

Please take care out there.
Just a friendly reminder to everyone that the Flood Warning is still active.
Please be vigilant tomorrow morning when driving as some rivers will have peaked overnight. 

We can expect some surface flooding in certain areas so please be careful.

For more information visit the Environment Southland link bellow.

or for roading information visit:  https://www.journeys.nzta.govt.nz/southland/