What we do

We are an independent community group dedicated to protecting the natural character and environment of Sandspit harbour, coastline and estuary. SSOSI – Sandspit SOS Inc. members are predominantly residents of Sandspit and the Matakana Estuary. Our objectives are to preserve and protect our environment. SSOSI founders were objectors to the Resource Consent application to construct […]


Sediment Plume in Omaha Bay

Unitary Plan Submissions and community consultation, What Happens When You Dig a Big Hole in an Estuary?

Current Projects

Wildlands Sandspit Reserve Ecological Management Plan Nov 2014 Unitary Plan Submissions and Community Consultation SSOSI has researched the potential impact of the Draft Unitary Plan and has made a major submission to the Planners. The highlight of this submission is a request that a Sandspit Precinct be defined with its own rules to preserve that […]