Kōrero: Coastal erosion

Collapsed cliff

Collapsed cliff

This fallen cliff at Ōmokoroa Point, in the western Bay of Plenty, illustrates the dangers of building too close to cliff edges, especially where the underlying geology is unstable mudstone. Luckily the seaward side of the road that collapsed had no houses on it.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

GNS Science
Reference: CN3244
Photograph by Lloyd Homer

Permission of GNS Science must be obtained before any use of this image.

Ngā whakaahua me ngā rauemi katoa o tēnei kōrero

Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Willem de Lange, 'Coastal erosion - People, houses, and managing erosion', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/6352/collapsed-cliff (accessed 22 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Willem de Lange, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006