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Coastal performance targets

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).