Mount Maunganui Reef

Finally gone according to this SunLive NZ article
In September 2014 it was going and Underwater Solutions were taking it:

Here is the talk in April 2014 about removing the artificial reef affectionately known as “Mt Reef” .

NZ radio interview:–artificial-reef-removal

Dredging today:

NZ Herald:

See this page (2009) for background information:

I can’t see how one relatively small construction can make a decent surf break when the best breaks have the right shapes underwater in many directions.

Any comment on “local lifeguards complaining“?


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