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Other Coastlines - Bream Bay
Written by Tania Webb, Northern Advocate   
Thursday, 20 July 2006

Vehicles and beaches often don't mix well. - Picture/Tania Webb

Hoons tearing around Bream Bay and over the dunes of a wildlife refuge have sparked a crackdown - and spurred beachgoers into digging trenches to slow down speeding vehicles.

Last weekend the Department of Conservation "apprehended" half a dozen trailbike riders seen damaging protected dunes in the Waipu Wildlife Reserve near Uretiti. Riders were also seen in conservation areas further north.

It was the second crackdown in a week, and more are promised. Biodiversity programme manager Keith Hawkins said as well as damaging wildlife habitats, vehicles threatened the safety of other beachgoers.

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