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Land administered by the Department of Conservation, 2007

Land administered by the Department of Conservation, 2007

The Department of Conservation is responsible for New Zealand’s protected areas. These include national parks, forest parks, conservation parks and a wide range of reserves. The land it administers makes up around one-third of the country’s land area.

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Eric Pawson, 'Economy and the environment - Grassland economy and other possibilities', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/map/21650/land-administered-by-the-department-of-conservation-2007 (accessed 13 April 2024)

Story by Eric Pawson, published 11 Mar 2010