View a map and find out about the boundaries of Auckland Islands - Motu Maha Marine Reserve.

Map of Auckland Islands Marine Reserve showing its boundaries.

Location and boundaries

The Auckland Islands - Motu Maha Marine Reserve covers an area of about 484,000 ha in the Southern Ocean surrounding the Auckland Islands. 

The reserve is located between latitude 50’ 16" south and 51’ 19" south and longitude 165’ 32" to 166’ 39" east, approximately 460 kilometres south of the South Island of New Zealand.

The reserve stretches for 12 nautical miles around the islands. 

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