Peter Vahry, of the NZFWD Association and Auckland 4WD Club, reports the combined clubs and regional council cleanup of Muriwai beach netted another decent pile of other people's rubbish, but the tally was quite a bit down on last year – just one 16 cubic-metre bin. The 4WD fleet combed the beach from end to end over three hours so it could be that users are finally taking a little more care of this prized west coast area near Auckland.
The total take was down this year.
The bottle had been used for target practice. Great stuff for bare feet.
One of the most interesting parts of the day was seeing the variety of stuff that gets thrown away.