Dogs on Beaches (as at 13 February 2018)
You can exercise your dog on most beaches in the district, but it must be under continuous and effective control at all times.
For conservation purposes, thre is a year round ban at the following:
- Matapouri estuaries
- Ngunguru Sandspit Coast/Horahora
Additionally, between 20 December to 31 January, dogs are banned from all beaches between 9am and 5pm.