Dredging Working Party

The Dredging Working Party originally established in 2002 has continued to evaluate monitoring of the disposal sites, and to make recommendations on adaptive management of the disposal activity to manage effects on the environment including beaches, ecological values and surfing.

The functions of the Working Party are:

  • Evaluate monitoring data and reports required by the conditions of consent.
  • To make recommendations on management actions to ameliorate any identified adverse effects of disposal.

The Working Party has representatives from:

  • Te Runanga Otakou
  • Kati Huirapa Runanga ki Puketeraki
  • Department of Conservation
  • Otago Regional Council
  • Surfbreak Protection Society
  • South Coast Board Riders Association
  • Aramoana Conservation Trust
  • Port Otago Limited