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Poor Knights Islands Marine Reserve

New Zealand. Commission for the Environment.

Poor Knights Islands Marine Reserve

environmental impact audit

by New Zealand. Commission for the Environment.

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Published by The Commission in Wellington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Poor Knights Islands (N.Z.),
  • New Zealand,
  • Poor Knights Islands.
    • Subjects:
    • Marine parks and reserves -- New Zealand -- Poor Knights Islands.,
    • Environmental impact analysis -- New Zealand -- Poor Knights Islands.,
    • Poor Knights Islands (N.Z.)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCommission for the Environment.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH91.75.N45 N48 1979
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 28, [89] p. :
      Number of Pages89
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3891348M
      LC Control Number81452808

      This leaves plenty of time to explore the Poor Knights Islands, a marine reserve that is teeming with life. The marine life here is incredible, with clouds of Maomao, huge Snapper and Kingfish all swimming freely, a remarkable sight. Needing just one Kingfish for the chef, Clarke heads outside of the marine reserve where they have a go at.   Poor Knights Islands. It wouldn't be a marine reserve article without mentioning the Poor Knights Islands and the incredible diving found there. Located just .

      Book your Poor Knights Islands Marine Reserve holiday home online from AU$ /night. Explore a selection of holiday homes, including holiday houses, flats & apartments & more. Ideal for families, groups & couples. Stayz offers the best alternatives to hotels. The Poor Knights Marine Reserve. The Poor Knights are undoubtedly the jewel in the crown of New Zealand diving. A marine reserve since this subtropical reef system presents a stunning diversity of reef fish, pelagics, sponges, anemonies, nudibranchs and sea weeds - so good that Jacques Cousteau rated the Poor Knights as one of the top 10 dive sites in the world.

      The Poor Knights Islands Marine Reserve. Benjamin Jones. T he Poor Knights Islands lay just 22km from the shores of New Zealand’s Northland. Uninhabited since the ’s they are the eroded remnants of a 4 million year old volcano. Submerged by the rising tides the islands play host to a dark Maori legend of death and destruction. This is the place to catch a dive boat to the world-renowned Poor Knights Islands Marine Reserve, or hook into a deep sea fishing expedition, depending on the time of year. With an incredible marine life of over species calling the Poor Knights home, diving at the islands makes for a .


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Poor Knights Islands Marine Reserve by New Zealand. Commission for the Environment. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Find things to do and places to stay Poor Knights Islands Poor Knights Islands Marine Reserve book Reserve. About this place. Nature and conservation. The Poor Knights Islands are the remains of a group of ancient volcanoes. Beneath the waves these volcanoes have been hollowed and shaped by the ocean into a web of caves, tunnels and cliffs which Jacques Cousteau rated as one of.

A book by Keith Hawkins tells how the Poor Knights Islands Marine Reserve came about. Book tells how Poor Knights Islands Marine Reserve was made. 12 Oct, pm. Get the full experience and book a tour. Poor Knights Dive Charter. 1 review. $ per adult. More info.

Quick View. Discover the Poor Knights Small Group Tour from Auckland. 2 reviews. Poor Knights Island Marine Reserve, Whangarei. We visited this area on a cruise and had a great time.

The scenery was beautiful. We were lucky and saw 5/5(). Poor Knights Island Marine Reserve, Whangarei: Address, Phone Number, Poor Knights Island Marine Reserve Reviews: 5/5 Get the full experience and book a tour.

Poor Knights Dive Charter. 1 review. US$ per adult. More info. Had an awesome couple of days out at the Poor Knights Marine Reserve, 5/5(). Recently a small marine reserve has been created at the entrance to the Whangarei Harbour, and the next one further north is around the Poor Knights Islands.

Taking a coastal road from Whangarei, one arrives in the picturesque and sheltered harbour of Tutukaka. Hotel in Tutukaka ( miles from Poor Knights Island Marine Reserve) Offering free WiFi, a salt water outdoor pool and a restaurant, Quality Hotel Oceans Tutukaka is located in Tutukaka.

Guests can unwind with a drink at the bar. The Poor Knights Islands are located 22 kms off Northlands east coast. Needless to say you will need a boat or a good charter operator to get you there.

The good news is there are plenty of these. seeing the iconic Poor Knights Lily in bloom or seals and birds on the cliffs of the Islands; sightseeing from the boat and leaning about the history and nature reserve.

Please note that the Poor Knights Islands are a Nature reserve and it is strictly forbidden to go ashore. enjoy the camaraderie of a smaller group aboard the boat and the. The best way for non-divers to experience the wonder of the Poor Knights book a ‘Perfect Day’. About the Islands.

Twenty three kilometres off New Zealand’s Tutukaka Coast and washed by warm currents swept South from the Coral Sea, the Poor Knights Islands are an international icon. Unique Flora - The islands preserve some of the rarest and most endangered plant species and are home to the Poor Knights Lily, found nowhere else in the world.

History - The island's are rich in Maori history and are declared wahi tapu (sacred place). Being a protected reserve, the marine and wildlife flourish, the way nature intended it. Thew Poor Knights Islands are a total Marine and Nature Reserve.

The reserve is also pending ‘World Heritage Site’. The 11 million-year-old Islands’ volcanic origins provide a myriad of spectacular drop-offs, walls, caves, arches and tunnels. Above and below water, the Islands are teeming with life.

Experience a magical sightseeing or snorkelling trip to the aquatic playground that is the Poor Knights islands. With stunning scenery both above and below the crystal clear water, a vast array of marine and bird life, the world's largest sea cave and rich Maori history, it's no wonder this one of New Zealand's top 10 wildlife destinations.

The islands in the Poor Knights Islands Marine Reserve are all Nature Reserves and landing or climbing on these islands is strictly prohibited. Location The Poor Knights Islands are located 22 km off the east coast of Northland. Directions The Poor Knights Islands can be reached from Tutukaka Harbour, 30 kilometres from Whangarei.

The islands and surrounding waters have worn the ''marine reserve'' title since but have only been fully protected since That year, the Poor Knights Islands Marine Reserve status was.

The Poor Knights Islands are a complete marine reserve, an hour off the Tutukaka Coast, with incredible biodiversity, temperate waters, archways and swim-throughs and a spine-tingling spirituality. Looking south over Tawhiti Rahi and towards Aorangi, the Poor Knights Islands are a nature and marine reserve.

Because of their incredible form and biodiversity, the sea surrounding the islands has been a marine reserve since It extends to metres around the islands.

The Poor Knights offer an extraordinary variety of underwater experiences. The Poor Knights Islands are a Marine Reserve and Nature Reserve 23km off the Tutukaka Coast in Northland, New Zealand.

Internationally renowned as one of the premium dive destinations worldwide, the Poor Knights are a must-do for any diver visiting the New Zealand and the South Pacific. The Poor Knights Islands Marine Reserve surrounds the island. Beaglehole () comments that the origin of the island name is not clear, and speculates that the name could be related to the Poor Knights of Windsor, or, that the islands were named for their resemblance to Poor Knight's Pudding, a bread-based dish topped with egg and fried.

Book your Poor Knights Islands experiences here. Yukon Dive. Enjoy the ultimate Poor Knights experience with a small group. Teaming with life, the unique marine environment of the Poor Knights Marine Reserve provides exceptional scenery above and below the water.

You will want to. Tutukaka is New Zealand’s premier full-service dive charter operator, servicing the Poor Knights Islands; “the best sub-tropical diving in the world”. Dive. Tutukaka delivers a total experience. Book your trip Learn more about us COVID Updates. Go Diving. Dive. Tutukaka offers the best diving in New Zealand.

Learn to Dive!. Explore an array of Poor Knights Islands Marine Reserve vacation rentals, including houses, apartment and condo rentals & more bookable online.

Choose from more than properties, ideal house rentals for families, groups and couples. Rent a whole home for your next weekend or holiday.Beneath the waves at the Poor Knights Islands, an ocean of diving has been compressed into a relatively small area. From turbulent sunlit waters and kelp forests on the upper reaches of the tumbling ‘giant staircase’, to the dark waters of the islands' many caves, the Poor Knights offer an extraordinary variety of underwater experiences.

The Poor Knights Islands can be reached by boat from almost any port in the Hauraki Gulf and Northland. Charter boats from Auckland, Leigh, Whangārei, Tutukākā, and Bay of Islands visit the islands.

To help protect marine life inside the reserve, remember: No fishing of any kind, either from a boat or from shore.