Coastal Restoration Trust of New Zealand

Coastal Dune Ecosystem Reference Database

8513 document records in the database
832 links to external resources
3921 PDFs downloadable directly

Welcome to the New Zealand Coastal Ecosystem Reference Database

This database is an electronic bibliography of literature and information focussing on coastal ecosystems relevant to restoration and management of coastal environments in New Zealand. The database has been collated by the Coastal Restoration Trust of New Zealand in collaboration with Coast Care groups, coastal managing agencies including the Department of Conservation and councils, research providers, iwi and other environmental trusts. More...

New information and improvements

To date more than 7000 coastal records are included in this database, and over half have links to or PDFs of the abstract or full text of the document. The Coastal Restoration Trust is keen to keep this database up-to-date so request that new publications and reports are submitted to the .

We are also committed to ongoing improvements with the database including addressing any corrections and providing abstracts or full text articles for as many references as possible where they are available in the public domain. Please alert the Coastal Restoration Trust if there are any omissions, errors, or areas of concern with copyright and intellectual property rights. In addition if you have or know the whereabouts of hard or electronic copies of references that can be included in the database please get in touch with the .


The Coastal Restoration Trust of New Zealand acknowledges the financial assistance of the Terrestrial and Freshwater Biodiversity Information System (TFBIS) Programme towards the digitisation and collation of this information, and the development of this online Coastal Dune Ecosystem Reference Database. The TFBIS Programme is funded by the Government to help to achieve the goals of the New Zealand Biodiversity Strategy, and is administered by the Department of Conservation.