The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) World Heritage Convention encourages the identification, protection and preservation of the world’s outstanding cultural and natural heritage sites for the international community and future generations.
Learn about the role of the World Heritage Convention in protecting natural and cultural heritage sites for the international community and future generations.
Learn about New Zealand’s world heritage sites and work on the Convention.
In this section you’ll find an A – Z of terms and facts relating to world heritage.
Publications about DOC's role
For more information, please contact the World Heritage team email@example.com