Data.

This dataset was collected by Citizen Scientists at a specific 'Survey Area', set-up at an official ‘Monitoring Site’ 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 Collection Survey

Okahu Bay

Okahu Bay North East End

9 August 2019

Ngāti Whatua Orakei

Merania Kerehoma

Overview

B

23

24.5

0

100m x 14m

Sand

Items per 1,000m2

433

Products

606

27173

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 437 368
Resin pellets B N/A
Food containers 7 6
Bottles, drums, jerrycans & buckets > 2 L 1 29
Gardening & farming related 1 10
Plastic bags 1 3
Strapping bands 9 12
Lollipop sticks & cotton buds 7 4
Clothes pegs 1 3
Bottle seals & tabs 6 4
Cable ties & zip ties 6 13
Fishing gear 1 2
Medical waste 5 6
Cigarettes, butts & filters 48 24
Cigarette lighters 1 16
Fishing line 17 8
Plastic utensils 7 21
Toys, balls & party poppers 16 12
Straws 2 1
Food wrappers 40 38
Bottle caps & lids (Plastic) 11 55
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 243 83
Pens 4 10
Rope 3 8
Glass & Ceramic 78 26321
Glass or ceramic fragments 53 322
Construction material 7 25825
Bottles & jars 18 174
Cloth 57 401
Other Cloth 57 401
Foamed Plastic 11 16
Foam sponge 7 14
Polystyrene cups or food packs 4 2
Metal 10 13
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 3 5
Foil wrappers 7 8
Wood 7 47
Other Wood 2 3
Processed timber & pallet crates 5 44
Rubber 6 7
Rubber bands 6 7
Materials
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This is the first litter survey at this Monitoring Site