Surfbreak Protection Society
Surfbreak Protection Society
News Archive
Te Arai development update

We have heard from locals at Te Arai that there has been a lot of clearing in the forest in the area that the developer has proposed for the housing.

Trees have been marked for felling around the wetlands area which was earmarked as a wildlife area as part of the agreement. It appears to them that the developer is assured that the proposal is going ahead. People who live nearby can hear the machines working and local chat is that the development is definitely going ahead and that the developer is entitled to allow for 44-46 houses no matter what.

We have have also heard from various other sources in Auckland, people who are in finance and property that it is going ahead. Only hearsay, we know, but in our experience these people seem to have the inside running on these things.

****** Damaging “SECURE Energy Act” Threatens Outdoor Recreation, Marine Mammals and Ocean Economy ****** Surfrider Sends ‘Notice of Intent to Sue’ to Enforce Clean Water Act Protections in Lake Michigan ****** 2017 Chapter Leadership Summits: Inspiring Coastal Defenders and Building Leaders ****** Surfrider Staff Scientist Provides Hurricane Relief in St John US Virgin Islands ****** 2017 State of the Beach Report Card ****** Come to Washington D.C. for Ocean Recreation Hill Day: February 15-16 ****** Cape Fear Ocean Friendly Gardens ****** Marine Sanctuaries: The Secret Report the White House Doesn’t Want You to Read ****** Rincón BWTF providing critical water quality information after Hurricane Maria ****** 2017 Vissla + Surfrider Upcycle Contest Recap