Hawke’s Bay people are being encouraged to come along and help clean up the beach at this weekend’s Big Awatoto Beach Clean-up.

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is holding the beach clean-up at Awatoto this Saturday, as part of Seaweek activities.

Everyone is welcome to attend the event from 9am-12pm on Saturday, which will include games, prizes and of course the beach clean-up.

Those interested in attending should look for the flag between the two bridges at the Waitangi/Ngaruroro entrance, on State Highway 2.

There will be a free barbecue afterwards for all volunteers at the National Aquarium of New Zealand.

Bring along gloves, a drink bottle and some study footwear. Rubbish bags and some other gear will be provided.

To register call 06 833 8036 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or just come along on Saturday.

The Big Awatoto Beach Clean-up is proudly supported by Hawke’s Bay Regional Council, along with Napier City and Hastings District Councils, the National Aquarium of New Zealand and the New Zealand Association of Environmental Educators.

Media contact

Sally Chandler, Community Engagement Coordinator|P 06 836 8036

Helen Shea, Communications Specialist|P 06 833 8085, 027 662 5953 

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