Kōrero: Protected areas

Cook Landing Site

Cook Landing Site

The place where British navigator James Cook first set foot in New Zealand, at Gisborne in 1769, is a national historic reserve. Historic reserves, which are often quite small, protect places of historic, archaeological, cultural or educational significance.

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Photograph by Jamie Quirk

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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/mi/photograph/13859/cook-landing-site (accessed 24 August 2019)

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