Our vision“To see the majority of New Zealand’s coast restored and sustainably managed using indigenous species”Our goals are to: Facilitate research on New Zealand coastal ecosystems Provide a network for information exchange on sustainable coastal management Promote awareness of proven methods for protection, restoration, conservation and sustainable management of coastal environmentsTo achieve these goals we: Organise an annual conference and workshops to discuss issues, share information and hear the latest research on coastal environments Run a website where information is free and easily accessible and can host community coast care web pages Commission coastal research projects and offer a student study award Produce technical bulletins and articles detailing best practice methods for on coastal restoration Send out regular newsletters keep members updated with research and other activities