Attention Dog Walkers, if you exercise your dog in the Ashhurst Domain, Ashhurst, please be mindful of the river damage. Some of the walking tracks no longer exist, in the lower domain.
Ashhurst Domain car park & river access. 8th apr 2017
I have to say from the get go, I am not a Ashhurst resident, having said that I spend a great deal of time there – you could say “its” my second home.
Unfortunately, since September 2015 nature has had a hand in changing the landscape and not for the better. Recent flooding over the past couple of years has seen the Manawatu River, decimate the river banks and take out big chunks of land, including some of the walking tracks.
Just recently the river claimed more land including part of the car park as well as access to the river.
The question now is, how much more land is going to be lost and what is going to be done to prevent it.
The PNCC and Horizons were made aware of the problem as soon as it happened, back in September 2015…
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