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The Big Dig: Clearing the Manawatū Gorge Slip

The big dig.
Cover image.

by Wayne Erb

“The Big Dig” describes the 2011 slip in the Manawatū gorge, giving an insight into repairing such an enormous slip and the scale of the problems that needed to be dealt with.

Series: School Journal Level 3 September 2014

Learning area: Science, Technology

Curriculum level: 3

Reading year level: 5

Category: Non-fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: slip, landslide, gorge, Manawatū, road, detour, repairs, geologists, engineers, rocks

In: School Journal Level 3 September 2014

Publication date: September 2014

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