Te Wahipounamu – South West New Zealand

26652 WDPA ID
26000.0 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial and Inland Waters Protected Areas

Location New Zealand


  • Original Name Te Wahipounamu – zone sud-ouest de la Nouvelle-Zélande
  • English Designation World Heritage Site (natural or mixed)
  • IUCN Management Category Not Applicable
  • Status Inscribed
  • Type of Designation International
  • Status Year 1990
  • Sublocation NZ-STL
  • Governance Type Not Reported
  • Management Authority Not Reported
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria (vii)(viii)(ix)(x)

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

  • WH Outlook Report 2014


No information available

Sources (1)

  1. UNESCO World Heritage Sites Updated: 2021 IUCN World Heritage Programme

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UNEP-WCMC (2023). Protected Area Profile for Te Wahipounamu – South West New Zealand from the World Database on Protected Areas, September 2023. Available at: www.protectedplanet.net