67 days ago

Northcote Point ferry services suspended after crew member injured in berthing incident

Caroline Williams Reporter from North Shore Times

Ferry services from Te Onewa Northcote Point Wharf have been suspended only a week after they restarted, following an on-board incident which saw a crew member injured.

On Thursday, February 4 the wharf was opened with a blessing from Ngāti Whātua, with ferry sailing commencing shortly after. Prior to this, the wharf had been closed since June 2018 for a $2.6m upgrade.

However, a crew member was injured during an on-board incident this week, highlighting the need for additional engineering work to improve safety on vessels during berthing.

As a result of the incident, ferry services have been temporarily suspended. It is not yet known when they can re-commence, again.

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What's On: Music For Our Mothers

Owen from Northcross

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2 hours ago

Kaipatiki Road/Easton Park Parade Pedestrian Crossing

John Gillon from John Gillon - Kaipatiki Local Board

Kaipatiki Road/Easton Park Parade Pedestrian Crossing:
Work is currently underway to construct a raised pedestrian crossing across Kaipatiki Road at the entrance to the roundabout. A mid-block crossing is also being built at the Easton Park Parade entrance.

* A traffic detour is in place while the project is underway.
* Bus services 906, 939, 941: A detour will be in place. The bus stop at 31 Kaipatiki Road (3783) is closed. Please use 13 Kaipatiki Road (4101). See attached for more info.

More information on the project and results of the 2019 consultation:

Information on timeframes still to come.

2 hours ago

Consultation: Yellow lines on Balmain Rd, near Kauri Point Domain

John Gillon from John Gillon - Kaipatiki Local Board

Auckland Transport is proposing to install no-stopping yellow lines at the end of Balmain Road (including at the entrance to Kauri Point Domain), to address concerns from residents regarding parked vehicles blocking access to the road.
The changes will result in the removal of 14 on-street parking spaces.

Consultation is now open until Friday 30 April.

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