New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone (200 Nautical Mile)

Date created: 14 November 2021 Version 2

The Territorial Sea and Exclusive Economic Zone Act 1977, Act No. 28 of 26 September 1977 as amended by Act No. 146 of 1980 defines the exclusive economic zone of New Zealand as those areas of the sea, seabed, and subsoil that are beyond and adjacent to the territorial sea of New Zealand, having as their outer limits a line measured seaward from the baseline which is measured from the low-water mark along the coast of New Zealand, including the coast of all islands and, as their outer limits every point of which line is distant 200 nautical miles from the nearest point of the baseline.

https://www.un.org/depts/los/LEGISLATIONANDTREATIES/PDFFILES/NZL_1980_Act.pdf

Data and Resources

Issued 2021-11-14
Modified 2022-05-18
Version 2
DCAT Type Dataset
Publisher Name
  • The Pacific Community (SPC)
Contact Point SPC Maritime Boundaries
Contact Name
  • Malakai Vakautawale
Contact Email [email protected]