Ecosystem services of protected areas and ecological corridors within the Kaimai-Tauranga Catchments: Technical report series 2
This study summarises the natural values of the Kaimai-Mamaku catchment. It also assesses the relative economic, recreational and ecological benefits of conservation land and ecological corridors within the study area.
Guidelines for minimising risks to researchers, the public, structures and facilities, New Zealand's indigenous fauna and flora, and sites within the East Coast Bay of Plenty Conservancy from any research activity.
Karst is widely distributed throughout New Zealand, often on public conservation land managed by the Department of Conservation, but it is a very minor component of the overall landscape - which makes what is there special.
This Protected Natural Areas Programme (PNAP) report contains a large amount of information on the ecological values of the Otanewainuku Ecological District and is a significant reference work as it also gives guidance as to the conservation priorities.