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Whangamatā marina

Whangamatā marina

The Whangamatā marina opened in November 2009. Its development was dogged by controversy – critics said that it would irreparably damage marine environments and rare wildlife; supporters argued it was a much-needed amenity, as there was previously only one other marina (at Whitianga) on the Coromandel Peninsula.

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Paul Monin, 'Hauraki–Coromandel places - Eastern peninsula', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/30678/whangamata-marina (accessed 19 October 2019)

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