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3.7 Coastal environment

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The
coastal environment is managed in an integrated way that:

  1. preserves natural character and protects natural features and landscape values of the coastal environment;
  2. avoids conflicts between uses and values;
  3. recognises the interconnections between marine-based and land-based activities; and
  4. recognises the dynamic, complex and interdependent nature of natural biological and physical processes in the coastal environment.

Objective 3.7 addresses the following issues: 

1.1

State of resources

1.2

Effects of climate change

1.3

Providing for energy demand

1.4

Managing the built environment

1.5

Relationship of tāngata whenua with the environment (te taiao)

Objective 3.7 is achieved by the following policies:

4.1

Integrated approach

7.2

Marine water quality

4.2

Collaborative approach

11.4

Safeguard coastal/marine ecosystems

4.3

Tāngata whenua

12.1

Outstanding natural features and landscapes

4.4

Regionally significant industry and primary production

12.2

Preserve natural character

6.2

Planning for development in the coastal environment

12.3

Maintain and enhance areas of amenity value

6.3

Co-ordinating growth and infrastructure

12.4

Maintain and enhance public access 

6.10

Implementing  the Coromandel Peninsula Blueprint  

12.5

Appropriate restrictions on public access

7.1

Interests in the coastal marine area