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MPA's for the country New Zealand
MPA Site Name  Designation * international Designation 
Status 
 
Date 
Designated 
Total Area 
(km2
Auckland Islands / Motu Maha Marine Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2003 4,980
Cape Rodney - Okakari Point Marine Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1975 5.180
Farewell Spit Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1976 113.9
Firth of Thames Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2000 78.00
Hawea (Clio Rocks) Marine Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2005 4.110
Horoirangi Marine Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2006 9.037
Kahukura (Gold Arm) Marine Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2005 4.640
Kapiti Marine Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1992 21.67
Kutu Parera (Gaer Arm) Marine Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2005 4.330
Long Bay - Okura Marine Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1995 9.800
Long Island-Kokomohua Marine Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1993 6.190
Mayor Island (Tuhua) Marine Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1993 10.60
Moana Uta (Wet Jacket Arm) Marine Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2005 20.07
Motu Manawa - Pollen Island Marine Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1995 5.000
New Zealand Sub-Antarctic Islands World Heritage Site
World Heritage Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1998 13,868
Parininihi Marine Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2006 18.44
Piopiotahi (Milford Sound) Marine Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1993 6.900
Pohatu (Flea Bay) Marine Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1999 2.150
Poor Knights Islands Marine Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1981 18.90
Sugar Loaf Islands Marine Protected Area
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1986 7.490
Taipari Roa (Elizabeth Island) Marine Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2005 6.130
Taumoana (Five Finger Peninsula) Marine Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2005 14.66
Te Angiangi Marine Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1997 4.460
Te Awaatu Channel (The Gut) Marine Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1993 0.930
Te Hapua (Sutherland Sound) Marine Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2005 4.540
Te Matuku (Waiheke Island) Marine Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2005 6.900
Te Paepae o Aotea (Volkner Rocks) Marine Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2006 2.672
Te Tapuwae o Hua (Long Sound) Marine Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2005 36.72
Te Tapuwae O Rongokako Marine Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1999 24.52
Te Wanganui-a-Hei (Cathedral Cove) Marine Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1992 8.400
Tonga Island Marine Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1993 18.35
Ulva Island-Te Wharawhara Marine Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2004 10.75
Waituna Lagoon Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1976 35.56
Westhaven - Te Taitapu Marine Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1994 5.360
Whangarei Harbour Marine Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2006 2.365







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Citation:  If you intend to use this database for meta-analysis, please contact the project manager.
              Please cite the database as:
              Wood, L. J. (2007). MPA Global: A database of the world's marine protected areas. Sea Around Us Project,
              UNEP-WCMC & WWF. www.mpaglobal.org

  contact us at: l.wood@fisheries.ubc.ca    +1 (604) 822-1639  



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