St Clair beach

Access ramp 'better than what we had'

Access ramp 'better than what we had'

St Clair Surf Life Saving Club members say a new access ramp to the beach is even better than what they had before.

Fatal shark attack on lifeguard to be marked

A fatal shark attack 50 years ago will be remembered at St Clair Beach this morning.

Public gets no say over St Clair

Public gets no say over St Clair

A decision on how best to protect St Clair beach and the sea wall will be based on expert engineering advice and not ''expert public opinion'', Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull says.

Storm showers St Clair with dirty white foam

Storm showers St Clair with dirty white foam

White stuff of a different kind fell at St Clair yesterday.

Sun, surf and not much sand at all

Sun, surf and not much sand at all

As the cost of plugging the gap under the St Clair sea wall spirals past $300,000, Debbie Porteous' thoughts turn to sand.

Council to share costs of repair

Council to share costs of repair

The Dunedin City Council is cutting its losses but still faces a six-figure bill for repairs to the St Clair sea wall, after agreeing to share costs with the company responsible for the project's design.

Hundreds cool off at city beaches

Hundreds cool off at city beaches

Lifeguards are praising the behaviour of swimmers as the city's beaches prove popular on hot summer days.

Seawall work after summer

Work to remove a damaged seawall ramp and stairs at the Esplanade at St Clair and construction of replacement beach access will not take place before the summer.

Sea wall settlement confidential

Sea wall settlement confidential

The Dunedin City Council and engineering consultants CPG have reached a settlement on who is responsible for the replacement of damaged sea wall ramp and stairs at St Clair.

DCC optimistic of sea wall deal with company

DCC optimistic of sea wall deal with company

Dunedin City Council staff are to meet the company it believes responsible for a failed ramp and steps on the sea wall at St Clair, optimistic a settlement can be negotiated this month.

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