Coastal management framework for the Auckland region.
Author:Natasha Elizabeth Carpenter, Sarah Sinclair, Paul Klinac, Jarrod Walker
Topics:Land use, Marine, Soil
Auckland is characterised by 3,200 km of coast of high environmental, social, cultural and economic value. However, the complexity of coastal processes, combined with the future pressures associated with climate change and future growth, pose significant future management challenges. Considering Auckland Council’s key roles with regard to coastal management (including regulatory, asset and emergency management) an enduring responsibility to address these issues is acknowledged.