Wetlands are among the world’s most productive environments. Learn more about wetlands and conservation in New Zealand.
Learn the many ways wetlands are important in New Zealand.
Find out about New Zealand's unique and wonderful wetland plants.
New Zealand's wetlands are under threat due to a number of factors. Learn more in this section.
View information about New Zealand's wetlands by region.
Arawai Kākāriki is a programme to enhance the ecological restoration of three of New Zealand’s foremost wetland/freshwater sites.
Find out some of the ways you can help protect and restore New Zealand's wetlands.
DOC offers a number of informational resources about wetlands including education kits, posters and stickers, information sheets and publications.
Publications about wetlands
40 wetlands you can visit brochure
Ramsar convention on wetlands
National Wetland Trust website
Fish & Game New Zealand website
Find out about World Wetlands Day in New Zealand.
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