Sunday, 21 January 2018
Road slip in Matahina
This morning during a road trip to Rotorua we passed through Matahina and stopped on the side of a road out in the country so I could take photos of this road slip. Not sure when it happened except that it would've been during a period of very very heavy rain. If you look in this photo (above) you can see the road where the side of it has gone. There were road cones up next to me in a line so I wasn't about to go near the edge for obvious safety reasons.
The view past the edge of the road is part of the Matahina River which passes through the Matahina Power Station.
The water would've all come from above this cliff and as you can see on the left the side of the hill has washed away.
After 6 hours of being out and about it's good to be home, especially in this heat...