St Clair Surf Life Saving Club members say a new access ramp
to the beach is even better than what they had before.
A fatal shark attack 50 years ago will be remembered at St
Clair Beach this morning.
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.
White stuff of a different kind fell at St Clair yesterday.
As the cost of plugging the gap under the St Clair sea
wall spirals past $300,000, Debbie Porteous' thoughts turn to
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.
Lifeguards are praising the behaviour of swimmers as the
city's beaches prove popular on hot summer days.
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.
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.
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
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