Parininihi Marine Reserve Photos

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The 1800 ha Parininihi Marine Reserve is a "classic" section of the wild Taranaki coastline. The traditional fishing ground of Ngāti Tama Iwi, it holds great cultural, traditional and spiritual significance. Pariokariwa Reef, in the reserve area, is one of the top sponge spots in the World. The reserve can be accessed by boat from the…
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Parininihi Marine Reserve - North Island - New Zealand

Encrusting Sponges At Parininihi

Diver Carrying Out Invertebrate Counts At Parininihi Marine Reserve