Kapiti Marine Reserve

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Kapiti Marine Reserve
Map showing the location of Kapiti Marine Reserve
Map showing the location of Kapiti Marine Reserve
Location New Zealand
Nearest city Wellington
Coordinates 40°52′52″S 174°56′56″E / 40.8811°S 174.9489°E / -40.8811; 174.9489Coordinates: 40°52′52″S 174°56′56″E / 40.8811°S 174.9489°E / -40.8811; 174.9489
Area 2167 ha
Established 1992
Governing body Department of Conservation

Kapiti Marine Reserve is a protected area on the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand. It lies between Paraparaumu and Waikanae beaches and Kapiti Island and is 30 kilometres north of the capital city Wellington.

It was created in 1992 and covers an area of 2,167 hectares (8.37 sq mi), divided into an eastern and western section on either side of Kapiti Island.

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