Story: Nearshore islands

New Zealand’s nearshore islands

In the North Island most islands are off the east coast from North Cape to East Cape. In the south most islands are in the Marlborough Sounds, Fiordland and around Stewart Island. Click on the squares to see detailed maps.

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Eileen McSaveney, 'Nearshore islands - A nation of islands', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 August 2019)

Story by Eileen McSaveney, published 24 Sep 2007