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DOC Marine Mammal Sanctuaries

Department of Conservation
  • Added 10 Sep 2012
  • Updated 10 Mar 2016

Marine Mammal Sanctuaries create a permanent refuge for marine mammals. Such sanctuaries may prohibit activities known to harm particular marine mammal species such as dolphins, whales, seals and sea lions.
Under the Marine Mammals Protection Act 1978, the Department of Conservation is responsible for administering and managing marine mammal sanctuaries.


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CategoryBoundaries & Administration
Tagsmammals, marine, Sanctuaries
RegionsAuckland Region, Taranaki Region, Southland District, Marlborough District, Selwyn District, Christchurch City
MetadataDublin Core

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Layer ID 6025
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 9
Attributes Consunit_Name, Consunit_No, Consunit_Area, Conservancy, ModifiedDate, Leg_Code, Leg_Desc, Leg_Group_Code, Leg_Group_Desc, DisplayCode
Services Vector Query API


Added10 Sep 2012
Last updated10 Mar 2016
Revisions 8 - Browse all revisions
Current revision Imported on March 10, 2016 from Esri JSON in NZGD2000 / New Zealand Transverse Mercator 2000.
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