I am writing to you in response to an article (News, August 7) regarding Papamoa residents unhappy about the unnecessary resealing of their roads.

We have had a similar disaster in Welcome Bay. Earlier this year they resealed a bitumen seal with stone between Victory St and Waitaha Rd and the result has been appalling.

There are patches where all the stones have come off the surface and the result is exposed tar. It is actually worse than before – bumpy and noisy.

The road did need some attention, due to dips and the surface becoming uneven, but

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