Kōrero: Protected areas

New Zealand protected areas, 2015

There are eight main categories of protected area in New Zealand, including national parks, various types of reserves, and land conserved for specific purposes. At 30 September 2015 there were over 10,000 protected areas, covering more than 8.6 million hectares – about 32% of New Zealand.

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Source: Department of Conservation

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Les Molloy, 'Protected areas - New Zealand’s protected areas', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/table/13837/new-zealand-protected-areas-2015 (accessed 16 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Les Molloy, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Sep 2015