Okura estuary from the air and under water - showcasing the marine life, endangered birds, and stunning landscape and recreational values that are still under threat by development. Take a virtual walk through this special coastal forest, see it "like the godwit flies" , and hear visitors describe why they support our fight to keep greedy development away.
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The Unitary Plan Panel is allowing 750 to 1000 more houses on the southern side of the pristine Okura estuary. What can you do to help? Let the Auckland Councillors know you want the Okura Estuary saved! The Decision will be made on the 19th of August! Continue reading
Today the Council voted to not move the urban boundary to the southern side of the Okura Estuary. So the beautiful Okura Estuary has been saved!
Please help us on this momentous occasion and stand up against urbanisation destroying the precious Okura Estuary.
This Monday Council will make their final decision on whether they will allow urban development on the southern side of Okura Estuary.
The Okura Estuary – the last estuary on urban Auckland’s eastern coastline unsullied by urban development – is a special haven to the bird and marine wildlife that lives there. However, all this stands to be destroyed by the Auckland Unitary Plan Hearings Panel’s decision to allow urban development in the area. Please let the Council know that you want the Estuary saved by signing the Long Bay Okura Great Park Society’s petition at https://www.change.org/p/save-the-okura-estuary