Resources to learn more about New Zealand's marine reserve network.
The late Dr Bill Ballantine was a marine conservation legend, and was influential in the establishment of New Zealand’s first marine reserve at Goat Island, Leigh. Bill wrote educational material that clearly outlines the principals of marine reserves.
Dr Bill Ballantine 1937 - 2015
A must read summary from Dr Roger Grace on why we need Marine Reserves
Lessons from Marine Reserves in NZ by Dr Bill Ballantine
An excellent poster: Snapper - what we have learned from marine reserves
An excellent poster: Crayfish - what we have learned from marine reserves
Watch these two excellent videos from Dr Roger Grace on why we need Marine Reserves
NZ Marine Reserves