19KB jpeg of dune care sign. R. Chesher

Dune Care

Taking care of sand dunes is a great community activity and a job that won't get done without the people who live near and love the beaches helping out. It should be done with a maximum of enjoyment - complete with picnics and music. Beach Care groups can get involved with lots of interesting activities to learn more about how beaches and sand dunes work. And they can make a real difference in the future of New Zealand beaches.

The primary role of Dune Care groups is to work together with their local council and other members of the community to:

19 KB image of dune fence. R. Chesher

Dune care groups should keep in mind that any construction or planting activities will require local and regional council approval; another good reason to involve a wide range of community interests when getting organised.