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Encyclopedia > Marine reserves of New Zealand

New Zealand has a total of nineteen marine reserves spread around the North and South Islands, and two on outlying island groups. New Zealand is an independent sovereign state in the south-western Pacific Ocean. ... Marine reserve is an area of the sea which has legal protection against fishing or development. ... The North Island is one of the two main islands of New Zealand, the other being the South Island. ... South Island The South Island forms one of the two major islands of New Zealand, the other being the North Island. ...

  • Cape Rodney-Okakari Point Marine Reserve (1975)
  • Poor Knights Islands Marine Reserve (1981)
  • Kermadec Islands Marine Reserve (1990)
  • Kapiti Marine Reserve (1992)
  • Whanganui A Hei Marine Reserve (Cathedral Cove) (1992)
  • Mayor Island Marine Reserve (Tuhua) (1992)
  • Long Island-Kokomohua Marine Reserve (1993)
  • Piopiotahi Marine Reserve (1993)
  • Te Awaatu Channel Marine Reserve (The Gut) (1993)
  • Tonga Marine Reserve (1993)
  • Westhaven Marine Reserve (Te Tai Tapu) (1994)
  • Long Bay-Okura Marine Reserve (1995)
  • Motu Manawa-Pollen Island Marine Reserve (1995)
  • Te Angiangi Marine Reserve (1997)
  • Pohatu Marine Reserve (1999)
  • Te Tapuwae O Rongokako Marine Reserve (1999)
  • Auckland Islands Marine Reserve (2003)
  • Te Matuku Bay Marine Reserve (2003)
  • Whangarei Harbour Marine Reserve (2004)

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External link

New Zealand Department of Conservation - marine reserves (http://www.doc.govt.nz/Conservation/Marine-and-Coastal/Marine-Reserves/index.asp)


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