Kōrero: Protected areas

Pembroke Wilderness Area

Pembroke Wilderness Area

The Pembroke Wilderness Area covers 18,000 hectares in Fiordland National Park, adjacent to Milford Sound. This view from Mt Pembroke shows part of the area, with Milford Sound in the middle distance. Wilderness areas are preserved in a pristine state: there are no huts or tracks, and vehicles and aircraft are banned. Developments such as skifields or mining are also prohibited. The National Parks Act 1952 made provision for wilderness areas, but most exist outside national parks.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Department of Conservation
Reference: 10058554

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

Ngā whakaahua me ngā rauemi katoa o tēnei kōrero

Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Les Molloy, 'Protected areas - Specially protected areas', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/14429/pembroke-wilderness-area (accessed 30 September 2022)

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