Waituna Wetlands

1559 WDPA ID
35.66 km² Reported Area

Type Marine Protected Areas

Location New Zealand


  • Original Name Waituna Wetlands
  • English Designation Scientific Reserve
  • IUCN Management Category Ia
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 1971
  • Sublocation NZ-STL
  • Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority Department of Conservation
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

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Sources (1)

  1. Protected Areas of New Zealand Updated: 2018 Department of Conservation (DOC), Te Papa Atawhai, Wellington, New Zealand

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UNEP-WCMC (2022). Protected Area Profile for Waituna Wetlands from the World Database on Protected Areas, September 2022. Available at: www.protectedplanet.net