Waipapakauri Coastal Care Group

Waipapakauri Coastal Care Group

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Waipapakauri Coastal Care Group

Date started: 2004

Purpose of group: Restore the damaged dune system near the Waipapakauri access point to Ninety Mile Beach (Te Oneroa-a-Tohe) through management of sand dune inundation and degradation being caused by pedestrians, vehicles and wild horses.

About the group: Dunes have been fenced off and a single pathway for pedestrian access from the car park to the beach has been created using locally donated materials and the group’s own labour. Thousands of the native sand-binders spinifex and pingao have been planted on the dunes by group members, local residents and local schools.

Contact: Laura Shaft, Northland Regional Council Coastcare coordinator

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Phone: 027 435 7578