It also advises there is sealing work to be done between the Otaihanga Roundabout and Waikanae River bridge that can only be done during sealing season which usually runs from late November.

Richard Mansell of the WCB comments: “NZTA are even worse at communication and finishing work than KCDC. We are having the same issues around Coastlands. There seems to be no leadership taking responsibility and they have the multiple excuse of covid, supply and staff issues. I am sure KCDC are applying pressure but with no response.”