Our dunes

In this section

  • What are coastal sand dunes
  • Where are Northland’s sand dunes
  • How are Northland’s sand dunes formed
  • Why are sand dunes important
  • What do we know about Northland’s dunes
  • What is found on Northland’s dunes
  • What native plants are found on Northland’s dunes
  • Where are these native plants found on Northland’s dunes
  • How do native plants contribute to Northland’s dunes
  • What birds are found on Northland’s dunes
  • What insects are found on Northland's dunes
  • What reptiles are found on Northland’s dunes
  • Why are Northland’s dunes special to Maori
  • How are Northland’s dunes damaged by humans
  • What pest plants threaten Northland’s dunes
  • What happens when we damage dunes
  • What organisations help look after dunes
  • What does Northland Regional Council do to help
  • How can you look after Northland’s dunes

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