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The New Zealand Coastal Society was formed in 1992 to promote and advance knowledge and understanding of the coastal zone. It provides a forum for those with an interest in the coastal zone to communicate amongst themselves and to the public.

Coast & Ports 2015 Auckland

Coastal News Special Issue - Rena: Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned

Please contact the NZCS Administrator for information on attaining a copy.

  • Coastal protection work starting soon - Whitianga
    17 February 2015

    Work on the extension of a rock wall at Buffalo Beach and a geotextile seawall at Brophy’s Beach is planned for late April/May.

  • Wellington's CentrePort seeks to join big-league ports
    3 February 2015

    CentrePort plans to seek resource consents to dredge the shipping channel in Wellington harbour to make room for container vessels almost twice the size of those accommodated now, staking a claim to be among a handful of hub ports in a future of fewer, larger foreign ship visits.

  • Sediment success – our expanding mangrove forests
    28 January 2015

    With World Wetland Day next Monday, celebrate the most successful of New Zealand wetland types – the mangrove. While we’ve lost 90 percent of our swamps and bogs, the area covered by our only salt water tree has been expanding, driving many bach owners and other recreational beach users crazy. The Universi...