Story: Protected areas

Network of small reserves

Network of small reserves

This map shows how adjacent small reserves, including local purpose, recreation and historic reserves, form an almost-continuous belt on both sides of Henderson Creek, in suburban west Auckland. Local authorities are usually responsible for the daily management of such reserves.

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Les Molloy, 'Protected areas - Scenic, historic, recreation and other reserves', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 May 2022)

Story by Les Molloy, published 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Sep 2015