Wainui Beach Erosion Management Strategy
Gisborne District Council's strategy for managing coastal erosion at Wainui Beach.
Wainui Beach Erosion Management Strategy (2mb)
Read as an eBook - Wainui Beach Erosion Management Strategy(external link)
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 2003 WBEM Strategy.
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.
Background to developing the strategy
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 (2.2mb)
30 April 2014 meeting - Presentation (800kb)
2 April 2014 meeting - Presentation (2.3mb)
28 August 2013 meeting - Presentation (2.7kb)
Background information and documents
These relevant existing documents provide detailed background information to where we are today.
Summary of the 2003 Wainui Beach Management Strategy (16kb)
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 - 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.
This document has been reviewed and updated with the 2014 Wainui Beach Management Strategy.