Gisborne District Council's strategy for managing coastal erosion at Wainui Beach.
This strategy was developed with the help of coastal experts and key stakeholders representing interest groups. Council adopted the strategy on 7 August 2014, it replaces the pervious strategy written in 2003.
Wainui Beach extends about 6km between Tuahine Point and Makorori Point. The beach consists of a predominantly sandy shoreline, backed by a substantial dune system between the 2 rocky headlands.
Development of the plan
The following are the notes and presentations from public meetings that were held to assist in the development of the strategy.
11 June 2014 meeting - Presentation PDF, 2440.81 KB
30 April 2014 meeting - Presentation PDF, 885.94 KB
2 April 2014 meeting - Presentation PDF, 2340.65 KB
28 August 2013 meeting - Presentation PDF, 2764.15 KB
These relevant existing documents provide detailed background information to where we are today.
Summary of the 2003 Wainui Beach Management Strategy PDF, 15.88 KB
We have summarised the consent of some of the documents for easier understanding.
The Spectrum of Coastal Structures Used to Combat Erosion at Wainui Beach PDF, 276.81 KB - Amber Dunn and Willem de Lange
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.
WD Lynsar and Wainui Beach Management Plan