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Research into why Omokoroa cliffs are prone to slips is getting a financial boost.
The Western Bay of Plenty District Council will contribute funds over the next three years towards Omokoroa landslide research, with University of Waikato Doctoral students believing they might have found a way to stabilise the sensitive soils and reduce the number of landslides.
The Council will contribute $10,000 annually over the next three years towards a University of Waikato Doctoral Research Project on Omokoroa's geology, centred on soil stabilisation.