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Other Coastlines - Matapouri
Written by Imran Ali, The Northern Advocate   
Thursday, 02 November 2006

The sand management plan for Matapouri Bay beach and estuary is "devoid of logic", a coastal engineer says.

Andre Labonte, who was involved in the restoration of Mangawhai Harbour, said recently approved works would not effectively address erosion problems and would unnecessarily disturb the estuary.

Labonte Coastal Consultants was contracted by the Environmental Services Division of Whangarei District Council in April 2002 to find a solution to erosion threatening homes on the Matapouri Bay coastline.

Mr Labonte said a working party, Matapouri ratepayers and the council had accepted his restoration design plan.

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