Hudsons Beach

Council deem trees survivable

An Auckland Council arborist assessed the trees on the Awhitu Peninsula including Wattle Bay and Hudsons Beach on Tuesday 27 February. “Following a bout of storms last month, a number of trees on the Awhitu Peninsula suffered superficial damage and have been assessed by an Auckland Council arborist,” said Agnes McCormack, Auckland Council Head of Operational Management and Maintenance. “The […]

Hudson’s Beach Norfolk Pine under threat

Wendy Jones, who owns a bach at Hudsons Beach, has great concern for the forty year old Norfolk Pine near her bach. “This recent storm has damaged the beach to the extent now it’s absolutely heart breaking”, said Wendy. “Now the Norfolk Pine that means so much to so many is under threat.” Wendy is a descendant of the Hudsons […]

Ongoing saga of Hudsons Beach after floods/storms

Inaction of council with regard to the retaining wall – Residents have been waiting a month for action. Rubbish remains with exposed nails, without the protection of the wall properties continue to be flooded and the erosion is heading towards the road. The longer the wait the more costly for clean up. If something had been done prior to this […]

Stormy weather batters Franklin

Franklin was in for another battering last week as the storms were there to wash away the heat of the summer sun. Once again, the Awhitu Peninsula took the brunt of an easterly storm, coupled with the super moon and king tides. On Thursday night, high tide was around 4.4 metres at Hudson’s Beach. Now, what was left of the […]

Update on storm damage to Hudsons Beach

The heavy weather front that hit the northern part of the North Island on the night of 4-5 January caused chaos at some Manukau peninsula beaches. Hudsons Beach bore the brunt with most of the seawall demolished by the heavy waves and roaring wind that reached 83.3km/hr according to peninsular weather expert Brian Hamilton. He also recorded a rainfall over […]

Hudsons beach flooding

Another image depicting how the houses are being flooded at Hudsons beach. In the photograph you can see a transformer on fire.

Hudsons beach suffers brunt of storm

The heavy weather front that hit the northern part of the North Island on the night of 4-5 January caused chaos at some Manukau peninsula beaches. Hudsons Beach bore the brunt with most of the seawall demolished by the heavy waves and roaring wind that reached 83.3km/hr according to peninsular weather expert Brian Hamilton. He also recorded a rainfall over […]


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