The Wainui Beach Management Strategy (WBMS) was created in 2003, it set out a management strategy for the future of the Wainui Beach foreshore and foredune areas and the Tuahine Point headland. It provided guidelines to what activities could take place on the beach and fore dune area.
This document is now 9 years old and needs to be reviewed and updated. Council seeks to develop a new sustainable Wainui Beach Management Strategy (WBMS) that:
Public meetings are held at the Wainui Surf Club, any one interested is welcome to attend. An independent facilitator runs the meeting. The next meeting will be early 2013.
These relevant existing documents provide detailed background information to where we are today.
We have summarised the content of some of the documents for easier understanding.
The Spectrum of Coastal Structures Used to Combat Erosion at Wainui Beach - Amber Dunn and Willem de Lange (277kb)
Resource Consent Application and Decision (1.6mb) Summary of Application and Commissioners' decision (25kb)
Rivers and Land Drainage section of Council applied for resource consent to allow for the removal of a rail iron/piled log wall and replacement with a sloping rock revetment between the concrete groyne south of the Tuahine accessway and the Wainui Stream.