This report describes results of an exploratory analysis using reserve selection software (Zonation) to evaluate various scenarios for the identification of Marine Protected Areas within New Zealand's Exclusive Economic Zone.

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Part one: pages 1-12 (PDF, 474K)

  • Disclaimer
  • Executive summary
  • Introduction
  • Methods
  • Results

Part two: pages 13-21 (PDF, 471K)

  • Results continued

Part three: pages 22-39 (PDF, 398K)

  • Industry-proposed benthic protection areas
  • Discussion
  • Acknowledgements
  • References

Publication information

Prepared by J. Leathwick, K. Julian, M. Francis, National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research Ltd (NIWA) for the Department of Conservation (DOC).

This report is made available on the DOC website but has not been published under the Department of Conservation's usual processes. Users should refer to NIWA or the author of the report for any conditions relating to its use and any disclaimers.


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