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By adjoining the Ulva Island Open Sanctuary, the 1075-hectare Ulva Island/Te Wharawhara Marine Reserve extends the protection of this area from land to sea.
The kākāpō (night parrot) is one of New Zealand’s unique treasures and with only 124 known surviving birds. It is listed internationally as a critically endangered species.