Further information relating to the New Zealand marine environment can be found at the websites below.
Note that NABIS is not responsible for the content of other websites linked to or referenced from this website.
The Ministry of Fisheries primary goal is to maximise the value New Zealanders obtain through the sustainable use of fisheries resources and protection of the aquatic environment.
The New Zealand Biodiversity Strategy provides information about New Zealands native biodiversity, what is being done to help conserve and manage it, and who is involved.
The Ministry for the Environment works with other agencies to improve information and planning processes for managing marine biodiversity and contributes to the development of an Oceans policy.
The Department of Conservation is the central government organisation charged with conserving New Zealands natural and historic heritage for all to enjoy now and in the future.
The Maritime Safety Authority of New Zealand has statutory responsibility for promoting a safe and clean maritime environment.
You may also want to view the information relating to coastal and marine resources outside of New Zealand at the following website:
The Marine Irish Digital Atlas (MIDA) is a digital geospatial data and information system, incorporating text and multimedia elements, related to coastal and marine resources in Ireland.