Wellington road reopens after huge waves

File photo of the 2006 opening of the Moa Point Tunnel. Moa Point Rd was closed due to high swells this morning. Photo / NZ Herald
File photo of the 2006 opening of the Moa Point Tunnel. Moa Point Rd was closed due to high swells this morning. Photo / NZ Herald

Moa Point Road, at the southern end of Wellington Airport, has reopened after swells had thrown debris onto the road overnight.

Wellington City Council said the waves had brought boulders, rocks and other debris on to the road.

Council contractors have now cleared the road.

The council advised motorists to still take care about south coast roads especially in the Owhiro Bay and Island Bay areas where kelp, rocks and other debris has been washed up and is making driving conditions hazardous.

- Herald Online

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