Some Papamoa residents have raised concerns about lewd and criminal behaviour taking place on a stretch of beach near Papamoa.
Concerned resident Shaun Gallagher, approached Mayor Stuart Crosby about his concerns saying everyone is allowed freedom of expression but not at the expense of causing offense.
Photo and video by Tracy Hardy.
The major concern of residents was the level of nudist behaviour including homosexual activity and excessive parading.
SunLive asked people on the streets what they thought about nudity on public beaches.