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Read the latest Coastal News - Issue 63 Coastal News is the regular publication of NZCS which is distributed to members and at the NZCS annual conference.

Coastal News contains articles such as:

  • recent research
  • legislative changes
  • international developments
  • student news
  • innovative and best practice projects around New Zealand

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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.

The Annual Conference will be held in November 2017.

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Coastal News Special Issue - Rena: Lessons Learned

Adapting to the Consequences of Climate Change
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  • The Terry Healy Project Award
    6 July 2017

    We would like to announce our new award named in honour of NZCS Life Member, the late Professor Terry Healy.

  • Grant to support innovative coastal dune protection trial
    6 July 2017

    Pest koi carp will be processed as a native plant fertiliser in a dune restoration programme, Associate Environment Minister Scott Simpson announced today.

    The $108,000 grant to the Coastal Restoration Trust, provided through the Community Environment Fund, will see digested koi carp, a pest fish, sourced from Waikato Regional Council's pilot capture and processing facility, being used as fertiliser in community-based dune restoration programmes.

  • House fears as swells hammer Haumoana beach
    5 July 2017

    A storm off the East Coast sent powerful easterly swells over the beach crest at Haumoana yesterday, worrying some residents with houses on the beach crest - but not John Bridgeman.

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