Whangarei Harbour Marine Reserve

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Whangarei Harbour Marine Reserve
Map of Northland showing the location of the reserve.
Map of Northland showing the location of the reserve.
Location New Zealand
Coordinates 35°48′03″S 174°25′00″E / 35.800829°S 174.416628°E / -35.800829; 174.416628Coordinates: 35°48′03″S 174°25′00″E / 35.800829°S 174.416628°E / -35.800829; 174.416628
Area 240
Established 2006
Governing body Department of Conservation

The Whangarei Harbour Marine Reserve is a protected area in the North Island of New Zealand. It was established in 2006 and is approximately 240 ha over two sites.[1] The students and faculty of the nearby Kamo High School played an important role in establishing this reserve.[2][3]

The reserve is governed by the Marine Reserves Act 1971 and is administered by the Department of Conservation.[4]

See also


  1. ^ "Whangarei Harbour Marine Reserve". Department of Conservation. 2013-11-26. Retrieved 24 April 2010.
  2. ^ Warne, Kennedy. "Blue Haven: New Zealand marine reserves are a model for the world." National Geographic Magazine: April 2007. http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2007/04/new-zealand-coast/warne-text
  3. ^ Lynch, Brigid (19 October 2006). "Marine reserve created by young enthusiasm". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 3 December 2011.
  4. ^ "Marine Reserve (Whangarei Harbour) Order 2006 (SR 2006/283)". NZ Government. 11 September 2006. Retrieved 24 April 2010.

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