Active sand dune extent - Extent of active sand dunes, 1950s–2008
New Zealand's Environment Reporting Series: The Ministry for the Environment and Statistics New Zealand
Active sand dunes are distinct coastal habitats that sit between the land and marine domains. Characterised by their moving sands, they support a unique group of plants and animals. These plant and animal communities are threatened by human efforts to stabilise dunes for their own use.
This dataset relates to the "Active sand dune extent" measure on the Environmental Indicators, Te taiao Aotearoa website.