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Coast Care

What is Coast Care?

Coast Care Bay of Plenty is a community partnership programme, which uses local knowledge and enthusiasm to restore the form and function of the dunes in the Bay of Plenty.

Coast Care brochures

Full of helpful information, these brochures cover everything from what type of plants are best for coastal areas to ways to protect our dunes.

Coast Care events

Find out what's happening near where you live and get involved!

Coast Care restoration

Coast Care Bay of Plenty works to restore our natural coastal environment in the Bay of Plenty. Listed below are some examples of the work that has gone into our region showing how the planting of native sand binding plants onto the dunes can improve the buffer between the land and the sea.

Coast Care groups

Find out where the Coast Care Groups are in the Bay of Plenty.

What can you do?

Follow these six simple steps to reduce your impact on the dunes.

Life's a beach!

Life's a beach is a coastal management kit for schools. It is a secondary school teaching resource for social studies. The resources contains lessons, plans, assessment suggestions, a field trip experience and extra activities.

Coast Care and climate change

Find out why protecting and restoring our coastal dunes is important in the changing climate.

Contact us

The Coast Care team can be contacted by email coastcare@boprc.govt.nz