Auckland, Little Barrier Island

Little Barrier Island (Hauturu) is one of New Zealand's most valuable nature reserves. Its Maori name Hauturu means…

Auckland, TiriTiri Matangi Island

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Tiritiri Matangi ("looking to the wind" or "wind tossing about") is one of the most successful conservation projects in…

Bay of Plenty, Mayor Island

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Tuhua (Mayor Island) Marine Reserve, north of Tauranga, was established in January 1993 to protect marine organisms and…

Canterbury, Korowai-Torlesse Tussocklands Park

Though not designated as a conservation park this, is of major interest for shorter day and overnight trips. It sits…

Canterbury, St James Conservation Area

Exceptional natural features such as glaciated valleys, glacial moraine deposits, streams, wetlands, lakes and high…

Marlborough, Ka Whata Tu o Rakihouia Conservation Park

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This valuable conservation land is managed by the Department of Conservation following purchase by the Forest Heritage…

Nelson/Tasman, Mangarakau Wetland

Mangarakau Swamp is a national treasure, a unique and special place. It is the largest remaining wetland in the…

Otago - Ahuriri Conservation Park

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The Ahuriri Conservation Park has over 49,000 hectares of rugged mountain country, valuable and vulnerable wetlands,…

Waikato, Maungatautari

The Maungatautari Ecological Island Trust was established to lead a community project to 16live the ecology of…

Wairarapa, Pukaha Mt Bruce

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At this popular visitor destination you can see conservation in action as the future of threatened New Zealand wildlife…

Wellington, Kapiti Island

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Kapiti is one of New Zealand’s most valuable nature reserves, and it is the only large island sanctuary for birds…