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Written by Whangarei Leader   
Tuesday, 08 April 2008

Options for protecting Ngunguru Sandspit have been discussed in a meeting between its owner and the Conservation Minister.

Owner Landco has proposed a 350-house development on the 150ha site but is still yet to apply for resource consent.

I am open to exploring all options to ensure that the values of the Sandspit are protected in an appropriate and affordable way

Minister Steve Chadwick met with the Ngunguru Sandspit Protection Society and then Landco last week.

Options to achieve protection, including a possible exchange or land swap, were talked about.

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