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.

Hatea River - Whangarei

29 January 2021

Northland Regional Council

Nick Bamford

Overview

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6

9

8.8

100m x 10m

Mixed Substrate

Items per 1,000m2

755

Products

755

5189

Type Count Weight (g)
Plastic 426 362
Resin pellets A N/A
Cosmetics and medical packaging 1 1
Hangers & retail packaging 8 5
Unidentifiable hard plastic fragments 132 108
Rope 5 40
Safety & construction related 5 14
Food containers 11 14
Food wrappers 82 23
Parking tickets & receipts 7 3
Bottle caps & lids 24 40
Pens & Stationery 2 2
Bottle seals & tabs 1 1
Cigarettes, butts & filters 5 1
Toys, sport, & recreation 3 19
Bottle neck rings 3 2
Lollipop sticks 12 5
Clothes pegs 4 8
Straws 8 5
Plastic bags 11 27
Unidentifiable soft plastic fragments 101 43
Plastic utensils 1 1
Glass & Ceramic 212 1860
Glass or ceramic fragments 212 1860
Foamed Plastic 82 12
Toys, Sport, & Recreation 1 1
Polystyrene cups or food packs 9 1
Polystyrene insulation or packaging 69 9
Ear plugs 3 1
Metal 17 600
Metal Bottle caps, lids & pull tabs 1 13
Construction material 14 576
Aluminium drink cans 1 9
Other Metal 1 2
Wood 7 2271
Corks 1 9
Processed timber & pallet crates 5 2260
Wooden utensils 1 2
Fabric & Textiles 5 80
Clothing, towels and linen 5 80
Rubber 3 2
Rubber bands 2 1
Sports & Recreation 1 1
Paper & Cardboard 3 2
Unidentifiable paper and cardboard fragments 3 2

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