Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at an official 'Survey Area' as part of the Litter Intelligence long-term litter monitoring programme. The data are freely and openly accessible to anyone. Download the raw data, share this survey, and learn more about the data collection methodology through the links at the bottom of the page.

Litter Survey

beach-icon Beach.

Tawharanui - Anchor Bay

25 February 2022

DOC Auckland Marine Reserve Rangers

Gabrielle Goodin

Overview

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6

2.0

4.5

100m x 20m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

56

Products

112

2747

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 100 235
Resin pellets C N/A
Food wrappers 3 1
Lollipop sticks 1 1
Safety & construction related 1 1
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 20 7
Cigarettes, butts & filters 1 1
Rope 19 74
Food containers 2 6
Toys, sport, & recreation (Plastic) 5 7
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 41 126
Bottle caps & lids 4 5
Strapping bands & tape 1 5
Mesh bags 2 1
Wood 5 2489
Wooden utensils 1 1
Processed timber & pallet crates 4 2488
Foamed Plastic 2 14
Unidentifiable foamed plastic fragments 2 14
Other 2 2
Personal care items 2 2
Metal 1 2
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 2
Paper & Cardboard 1 1
Cups, food trays & wrappers 1 1
Glass & Ceramic 1 4
Glass or ceramic fragments 1 4

Materials

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This is the first litter survey in this survey area