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Rotoiti Nature Recovery Project

Rotoiti Nature Recovery Project

A noticeboard at the Rotoiti Outdoor Education Centre explains the Rotoiti Nature Recovery Project. The project centres on 825 hectares of beech forest in Nelson Lakes National Park. The area is a predator-free ‘mainland island’, where threatened native animals and plants are protected.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'National parks - Upper South Island parks', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 June 2024)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Aug 2015