Posts Tagged "King Tide"

Move it or lose it: How will NZ’s coastal wildlife be affected by sea level rise?

Posted by on Mar 24, 2014 in Blog

New Zealand’s coastline is home to a treasure trove of native species. Our flora and fauna may not be the biggest or toughest and many aren’t particularly coordinated, but they certainly make up for it in other ways. Unfortunately, coastal species are among the most vulnerable to the effects of sea level rise. The oceans are expected to rise a metre or more by the 22nd century and will continue to do so for several hundred years thereafter. Along with a heightened risk of flooding and storm surge, higher seas will also cause coastal inundation – resulting in changes to land and increasing...

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Little Shoal Bay, Auckland King Tide 01022014

Posted by on Feb 1, 2014 in 2 February event favourites, Favourite photos

Little Shoal Bay, Auckland King Tide 01022014

Cricket getting close to becoming a water sport at Little Shoal Bay, Auckland during the King Tide on the morning of 01 February 2014. Photo by Graham Wallace.

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Point Chevalier – Auckland King Tide 01022014

Posted by on Feb 1, 2014 in 2 February event favourites, Favourite photos

Point Chevalier – Auckland King Tide 01022014

Taken 9.15am at Point Chevalier Beach by Mandy Carter. Usually you can always walk on the beach, even at high tide. The photo below shows the same beach during the outgoing normal tide.

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