Huge hole found under Auckland’s historic Ferry Terminal

Auckland’s Ferry Building may have to close after a huge hole caused by propeller wash from ferries was discovered in the base of the seawall supporting the historic building.

Documents obtained by the Weekend Herald show a 16m by 4m hole was discovered in August – it had doubled in size since October last year when experts told Auckland Transport “it should be looked at immediately”.

The Ferry Building, looking back to the CBD