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Appendix A: Marine protection in New Zealand’s territorial sea

Note: Around the Kermadec Islands, the entire territorial sea is occupied by the Kermadec Islands Marine Reserve, and the Kermadec Benthic Protection Area is overlaid on that reserve. The proposed Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary will cover the area currently protected by the Kermadec Benthic Protection Area. Benthic protection areas cover the entire territorial sea around the Antipodes Islands, Bounty Islands and Campbell Island, and have subsequently been augmented by a mix of marine reserves and additional regulations under the Fisheries Act 1996.