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.
A crystal ball revealing the projected sea level rise will be sobering viewing for many coastal homeowners.The online tool to help people see the impacts of projected sea level rise scenarios is being worked on by Waikato Regional Council.
Shopping trolleys, a microwave, a suitcase, road cones and plenty of plastic have previously been found in Otago Harbour, and more than 12 local divers are heading out again this weekend to collect rubbish from the water.
Two marine scientists who fronted up to hundreds of worried Tauranga residents during the darkest days of the Rena disaster have been honoured with a major award by the New Zealand Association of Scientists.