Kōrero: Sharks and rays

Recorded shark attacks in New Zealand to 2014

This map shows the locations of recorded shark attacks in New Zealand. The cluster around Auckland is to be expected because of the area’s dense population and the popularity of swimming in its warm waters. The cluster of attacks around the less densely populated and cooler Dunedin–Otago region may indicate more dangerous species in that region.

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Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

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Sources: Geoffrey Cox and Malcolm Francis, "Sharks and Rays of New Zealand". Christchurch: Canterbury University Press, 1997, p.31; Shark Attack Survivors

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Gerard Hutching, 'Sharks and rays - Shark attacks', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/5334/recorded-shark-attacks-in-new-zealand-to-2014 (accessed 1 October 2020)

He kōrero nā Gerard Hutching, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006