Tongariro National Park

National Park
Record Public

Description

This area is located in the Central North Island of New Zealand and covers 3 active volcanoes (Tongariro, Ngauruhoe e Ruapehu), and surrounding areas. It is New Zealand oldest national park.
In the area there are the following habitats: volcanoes, lakes, streams, herbfields, alpine shrublands, tussock grasslands, forests, and arid areas.

Ornithological importance

In the park occur endemic species of the New Zealand, such as Blue Duck (Hymenolaimus malacorhynchos), New Zealand Pigeon (Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae), Rifleman (Acanthisitta chloris), New Zealand Bellbird (Anthornis melanura), New Zealand Fernbird (Bowdleria punctata), Whitehead (Mohoua albicilla), New Zealand Robin (Petroica australis), Tui (Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae), Grey Fantail (Rhipidura fuliginosa), Tomtit (Petroica macrocephala), Grey Gerygone (Gerygone igata), Kaka (Nestor meridionalis), Yellow-crowned Parakeet (Cyanoramphus auriceps), and Northern Brown Kiwi (Apteryx mantelli).

Geographic information

-39.200000°, 175.583333°
796km²

Habitats

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Threats

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Land uses

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Conservation status

  • National Park
    • Tongariro National Park
      Yes
      100.00
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