Story: Wellington region

Marine reserve

Marine reserve

Canoeists paddle towards Taputeranga Island, off Wellington’s south coast. In 2008 the Taputeranga Marine Reserve (854 hectares) was established around the island.

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Chris Maclean, 'Wellington region - Plants and animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 August 2022)

Story by Chris Maclean, updated 1 Aug 2015