Kōrero: Marine conservation

Whanganui a Hei Marine Reserve (2 o 3)

Whanganui a Hei Marine Reserve

This 840-hectare marine reserve at Cathedral Cove in the Coromandel was established in 1992. Since then monitoring of spiny lobster populations has shown that the reserve supports higher numbers of this species than adjacent areas. This is a pattern repeated in other reserves, proving their effectiveness.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10048829

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Gerard Hutching and Carl Walrond, 'Marine conservation - Protected areas', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/5838/whanganui-a-hei-marine-reserve (accessed 30 March 2023)

He kōrero nā Gerard Hutching and Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, updated 1 Sep 2015