Taputeranga Marine Reserve

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Taputeranga Marine Reserve
Tapu Te Ranga Motu rainbow.jpg
A rainbow over Tapu Te Ranga Motu.
Map of New Zealand showing the location of the reserve.
Map of New Zealand showing the location of the reserve.
Location New Zealand
Nearest city Wellington
Coordinates 41°21′11″S 174°45′48″E / 41.353167°S 174.76337°E / -41.353167; 174.76337
Area 854 ha
Established 2008
Governing body Department of Conservation

Taputeranga Marine Reserve is a legally protected area of sea and coast along the southern edge of Wellington, in New Zealand. It was officially opened in September 2008.[1] The reserve covers 854 hectares (2,110 acres) and includes all foreshore up to mean high water spring.

Tapu Te Ranga Motu

See also


  1. ^ Beehive press release - Capital’s new marine reserve now open

External links

  • Taputeranga Marine Reserve at the Department of Conservation
  • Map of the reserve
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