Makorori and Pouawa coastal hazard zone
The reports relates to Makorori and Pouawa, it covers an 11km stretch north of Gisborne between Makorori Point and the Pouawa River mouth.
The objective of the study was to complete the coverage of the Gisborne region using the standard and criteria set out in the Regional Coastal Environment Plan. Gisborne District Council commissioned Coastal Management Consultancy (CMCL), Dr Jeremy Gibb, to prepare the report in 1999.
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Documents applied to this report
Section 32 Analysis of Criteria (474kb)
For this analysis, the criteria adopted by Gisborne District Council for assessing coastal hazard areas (Appendix I) are used as the basis for evaluating the potential alternatives according to the general requirements of S.32 of the Act. For the evaluation, the relevant provisions of The New Zealand Coastal Policy Statement 1994 (NZCPS-94) are used as a guideline. Because of its relevance, a brief history is given of coastal hazard mapping in the Gisborne district.
Techniques for Assessing Coastal Hazard Areas (404kb)
Coastal hazards areas within the Gisborne district assessed by one of 2 techniques. Technique I is an assessment of areas sensitive to coastal hazards which was applied to medium priority sections of the coast. Technique II is an assessment of coastal hazard zones including risk zonation, for highly priority sections of coast.