Precious environment: Marlborough Sounds

Last updated 05:00 24/02/2013
Marlborough Sounds
Greg Trought Zoom
The Marlborough Sounds.

Related Links

Which part of NZ would you save? Your precious environment: Te Arai Beach My precious environment: The Kermadecs My precious environment: A river worth a real dam My precious environment: No going back Your precious environment: Heartland is always home Our precious environment: Lake Daniells Your precious environment: Punakaiki My precious environment ... Akaroa reef needs protection My precious environment: My home away from home My precious environment ... I can't wait to get back My precious environment: Poor Knights Islands

Relevant offers

The Marlborough Sounds has one fifth of the New Zealand coastline, including sheltered sandy bays, rocky exposed coastal cliffs and coastal wetlands.

It is a unique recreational and commercial waterway with many diverse uses including marine farming, forestry, tourism and transport.

It is rich with both European and Maori history, but is under threat from exploitation as the population increases and imposes greater pressure on finite resources.

A holistic approach is required to meet the diverse needs of all stakeholders to preserve those values that we hold dear for our future generations.

Ad Feedback


Special offers
Opinion poll

Is the region better served by having multiple events over one weekend or spread out throughout the year?

Multiple events

Spread out over year

Vote Result

Related story: (See story)

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content