The almost vertical cliff at Hawks Crag posed a challenge when building a road through the lower Buller Gorge. The solution was to cut a narrow slot across the cliff face, which had to be negotiated with care by wheeled vehicles. Shown here in the late 19th century, the road was only just wide enough to take carriages and carts.
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