Kōrero: Wellington places

Mākaro (Ward Island)

Mākaro (Ward Island)

The eastern shore of Mākaro (Ward Island) has a fine beach, but is seldom visited. The island is about 250 metres long and 80 metres wide. Behind the beach are steep cliffs covered by dense taupata bush. It is a Department of Conservation reserve, and camping is not permitted. The island and water around it is mainly used by recreational divers and fishers.

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Photograph by Chris Maclean

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Chris Maclean, 'Wellington places - Wellington Harbour', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13461/makaro-ward-island (accessed 11 July 2020)

He kōrero nā Chris Maclean, updated 1 Mar 2016