Continue to implement and improve the State of the Environment (SOE) monitoring programme and monitor compliance with, and the effects of, the exercise of resource consents and regional plans by:
· Monitor water and sediment quality in Northland on a prioritised basis - ACHIEVED.
· Annual % compliance for priority harbour waters with appropriate guideline values ACHIEVED.
· Undertake a prioritised estuary health monitoring programme ACHIEVED.
· Inspecting significant coastal structures and works, marine farms and carrying out surveys of the coast where there is sand mining activity NOT ACHIEVED (89.8% due to staff shortages).