Story: Protected areas

Tāpotupotu Bay

Tāpotupotu Bay

Many recreation reserves allow public access to coastlines, lakes and rivers. The huge (nearly 19,000-hectare) Te Paki Recreation Reserve in Northland allows access to Tāpotupotu Bay, the site of a popular Department of Conservation campground.

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Department of Conservation
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Photograph by Chris Rudge

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Les Molloy, 'Protected areas - Scenic, historic, recreation and other reserves', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/13860/tapotupotu-bay (accessed 16 July 2019)

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