Kōrero: Conservation – a history

Extending Tongariro National Park

The original gift of Tongariro National Park covered only the volcanoes of Ruapehu, Ngāuruhoe and Tongariro (dashed red line). Leonard Cockayne made a botanical survey in 1908, identifying the distinctive plant associations, and recommended that the boundaries of the park be extended, as shown by the solid red line.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: MapColl 832.17gbbg/1908/Acc.5827

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Simon Nathan, 'Conservation – a history - Voices in the wilderness, 1769–1907', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/13905/extending-tongariro-national-park (accessed 24 April 2024)

He kōrero nā Simon Nathan, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Aug 2015