Story: Nearshore islands

New Zealand’s nearshore islands

In the North Island most islands are off the east coast between North Cape and East Cape. In the south most islands are in the Marlborough Sounds, Fiordland and around Stewart Island. Click on the squares to see detailed maps.

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How to cite this page:

Eileen McSaveney, 'Nearshore islands - A nation of islands', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 September 2021)

Story by Eileen McSaveney, published 24 Sep 2007