Waihi Beach Environment Society

Waihi Beach Environment Society

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Waihi Beach Environment Society

Location of main site: Waihi Beach

Date started: October 1998

Purpose of group:

  • We are a community action group coordinated by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council in partnership with Tauranga City Council and Western Bay of Plenty, Whakatane and Opotiki District Councils.
  • We aim to raise community awareness of the importance of dunes and improve dune function for increased erosion protection.
  • We care about our coastal environment.

About the group: Come to Waihi Beach, make contact and walk and talk the beach with us. We have a few stories to share.


Jim Cowern - , 07 863 5602

Helen Meiklejohn, , 07 985 1111

Also: Western Bay of Plenty contractors: Chris & Jane Ward - and

Bay of Plenty Regional Council: , 0800 884 881 ext 8805