The factsheets below summarise projects that are a part of the National Marine Reserves Monitoring and Reporting framework, supported by DOC’s partnership with Air New Zealand.
Cape Rodney to Okakari Point Marine Reserve and Tawharanui Marine Reserve Lobster monitoring programme
New methods to monitor the health (or ecological integrity) of coastal ecosystems
Research on biodiversity in northern marine reserves and associated coastlines in the first Reef Life Survey undertaken in New Zealand
Research on little penguins
Recording of the depth, length and shape of yellow-eyed penguin dives at Stewart Island/Rakiura
Recording nests and roost sites of shags living in Abel Tasman National Park
Diverse research carried out in our marine reserves
Research on the techniques used for monitoring New Zealand fur seals
Research on whether existing fisheries survey and environmental data could accurately predict seabed diversity
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