Floods and afterwards


These photos show the obstacles faced by Paul, our volunteer possum-line baiter, as he traversed his line up Cannons Creek some months after Tawa/Porirua's major flood event in May, 2015.

The Cannons Creek Lakes Reserve was severely inundated with silt after this event, and these photos show the extent of the upstream slips that contributed to this buildup.

All the paths around the lakes were covered in deep silt and many of the kahikatea plantings done by Friends of Maara Roa around the flax swamp were buried.

2015 - Paul's bait line after 2015 floods