17 Oct 2023

Temporary fix at Auckland sinkhole stops wastewater flowing in

From Checkpoint, 5:36 pm on 17 October 2023

A bypass pipe at the site of an Auckland sinkhole is finally operating, meaning hundreds of litres of wastewater will no longer be flowing into the harbour.

But that's where the good news ends, because around 20 inner harbour beaches remain unsafe to swim in.

Reporter Lucy Xia and cameraman Nick Monro have the story.