Kōrero: Fiords

Fiordland Marine Area

Fiordland Marine Area

The Fiordland Marine Area is a special management area in the south-west of the South Island. Stretching from Awarua Point in the north to the eastern bank of the Waiau River in the south, the area totals 928,000 hectares and extends 22 kilometres into the Tasman Sea. The area includes the waters of the 14 fiords (originally called sounds or inlets) and 10 marine reserves.

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Source: Ministry for the Environment

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Paddy Ryan, 'Fiords - A unique environment', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/map/6328/fiordland-marine-area (accessed 15 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Paddy Ryan, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006