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Surfbreaks hit the media in Auckland
30 May 11
In the Auckland region over the last few weeks there has been media interest in the growing ground swell of awareness towards preserving our impressive surfing coast. Surfbreaks are at the centre of many of our coastal treasures.

Probably as a result of the release last December of the revised NZCPS including protection of many of our best surfbreaks our surfing coastline has come more in to focus. There is also growing awareness of the numerous surfbreaks around the country that didn’t make the national list but should be recognised in some formal way – logically in regional coastal plans.

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For example, no Auckland region surfbreaks have been recognised nationally, putting more responsibility on Auckland Council’s coastal planners to include surfing locations in their coastal plans. Take a look at a couple by clicking on the files attached to this item.

‘Thems the Breaks’ was published recently in The Aucklander, a weekly liftout in The New Zealand Herald, NZ’s largest daily newspaper, based in Auckland.

Both Rodney Times and Western Leader also published items on the need for council recognition and preservation of surfbreaks on Auckland’s coastlines.

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