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Aramoana now recognised as an internationally endangered wave

Last year I worked with Katie Westfall from Save the Waves, and from that Aramoana is now recognised as an internationally endangered wave. Click through and read on.. Advertisements

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Second Pre Hearing Meeting

Last night the second Pre hearing meeting was held with Port Otago, ORC and a few of the Submitters. Things are moving again after a break of nine months between pre hearing meetings. As a quick summary, their application is … Continue reading

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Port hopes case will settle out of Court

The following article is about the five appeals in the Environment Court against selected resource consent applications in the Next Generation Project harbour dredging.  Most apply to the new dump site AO 6.5 ks out to sea, and the concerns … Continue reading

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The Paddle Out Event !

16th October at 12 noon 85 surfers paddled out at The Spit beach Aramoana to form a circle of celebration for the Aramoana/Spit wave. The event was held at the mole end of the beach away from the actual surf … Continue reading

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The story so far

Surf breaks are a rare and delicate coastal features which are often close to coastal developments that threaten their very existence. Just last year 17 surf breaks of national significance were protected by law under Policy 16 of the New … Continue reading

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Sign our Online Petition

Please click through and add your name and support. Target: Otago Regional Council Sponsored by: Surfbreak Protection Society This is a Petition on a new Coastal Permit Application RNl1.153.01 by Port Otago Ltd lodged on the 19th of August 2011 to dispose of … Continue reading

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ODT – Surf break threat feared

Surf break threat feared Home » News » Dunedin By Rebecca Fox on Wed, 20 Apr 2011 News: Dunedin CLICK PHOTO TO ENLARGE Surfers want the famous Aramoana break left alone. Supplied photo. The effects on Aramoana’s nationally protected surf breaks and on homes around Port … Continue reading

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