What happens in this programme
The Hauraki Gulf Forum support Auckland Council, Waikato Regional Council, and the Department of Conservation (DoC) to work with schools, community and iwi groups to:
- annually monitor cockles and pipis living in sheltered beaches, harbours and estuaries of the Hauraki Gulf
- increase environmental awareness of ecological health
- help the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) assess the effectiveness of its shellfish harvesting limits
- provide annual report of survey findings.