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Opito Beachcare

Aim: Restoration of sand dunes, education of dune ethic, back dune planting and improve biodiversity

Activities: Planting

Parties involved: Local residents, ratepayers, beach users and  Waikato Regional Council

Matarangi Beachcare Group

Limited areas fronting properties along Kenwood Drive - plan to expand

Project aim: Restoration of natural dune ecosystem

Activities: Weed control, access management and planting

Parties involved: Local residents, ratepayers, beach users and  Waikato Regional Council

Rings Beachcare Group

Ongoing work along entire beach length

Project aim: Restore and protect natural dune ecosystem and involve and inform community and landowners

Activities: Weed control, earthworks, access management, education and planting

Parties involved: Community, Landowners, Waikato Regional Council and Thames Coromandel District Council

Cooks Beach Care Group

Presently working at western half of sand dunes and stream mouth 1.3kmsx 200m  

Project aim: Restore and protect natural dune ecosystem and involve and inform community and landowners

Activities: Weed control, earthworks, access management, education and planting and protection of dotterel and management of surrounding reserve plus wider conservation

Tairua Beachcare Group

Presently focused on southern dunes south of Surf Club

Project aim: Restore and protect natural dune ecosystem and involve and inform community and landowners

Activities: Weed control, access management and planting

Parties involved: Community, Landowners, Waikato Regional Council and Thames Coromandel District Council

Whangamata Beachcare Group

Presently focusing on high use areas and on badly degraded dunes along southern beach

Aim: Restoration of natural frontal dune along full length of the beach - including reshaping, planting, weed control and access management

Activities: Earthworks, weed control, education, planting and access management

Pauanui Beachcare Group

Presently focusing on restoration of frontal dune in areas where absent

Aim: Restoration of natural frontal dune along full length of the beach - including reshaping, planting, weed control and access management

Activities: Weed control, access management, education and planting

Whiritoa Beachcare Group

First Beachcare/Coastcare group formed in NZ (Jan 1993).

Aim: Dune planting and accessway maintenance

Activities: Weed control, access management, education and planting

Parties involved: Local landowners, Ngati Haho, Waikato Regional Council and Hauraki District Council

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