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Piopiotahi–Milford Sound Marine Reserve

Piopiotahi–Milford Sound Marine Reserve

Created in 1993, the Piopiotahi–Milford Sound Marine Reserve is one of 10 marine reserves protecting fiord and coastal ecosystems in the Fiordland area. In 2007 New Zealand had 31 marine reserves.

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Les Molloy, 'Protected areas - Protected marine areas and inland waters', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 November 2021)

Story by Les Molloy, published 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Sep 2015