The 1200 residents of Southshore enjoy enviable access to both the estuary and the Pacific Ocean. But for how much longer?
As coastal communities throughout the country grapple with complex sea-level rise scenarios, the residents of Southshore are seeking out their own solution.
Disappointed with both the Government and Council’s response to a request to repair collapsed walls along the red-zoned estuary edge, the Southshore Residents’ Association has put forward its own plan for an engineered berm.
Will the plan work and what does the future hold for the seaside suburb?