Kōrero: Protected areas

Specially protected areas

Specially protected areas

Specially protected areas are created because of an area’s significance for biodiversity, wilderness recreation or cultural reasons – or sometimes because of its susceptibility to damage by humans. This table shows the seven categories of specially protected area, grouped according to their conservation, wilderness protection or cultural values, and total areas for each category at 1 March 2006.

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Source:Department of Conservation

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Les Molloy, 'Protected areas - Specially protected areas', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/diagram/13871/specially-protected-areas (accessed 19 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Les Molloy, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Sep 2015