Story: Wellington region

Marine reserve

Marine reserve

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

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Photograph by Chris Maclean

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Chris Maclean, 'Wellington region - Plants and animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/13191/marine-reserve (accessed 14 October 2019)

Story by Chris Maclean, updated 1 Aug 2015