Tonga Island from water taxi
|Location||Tasman Bay, New Zealand|
|Area||0.15 km2 (0.058 sq mi)|
|Length||0.5 km (0.31 mi)|
|Width||0.5 km (0.31 mi)|
|Highest elevation||83 m (272 ft)|
Tonga Island is a small (0.15 km2) island in Tasman Bay, off the northern coast of the South Island of New Zealand. It lies within the Abel Tasman National Park, about 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) off Onetahuti Beach. The island has a flourishing fur seal colony, and is surrounded by the Tonga Island Marine Reserve, which was inaugurated in 1993.
- "Tonga Island, Tasman - NZ Topo Map". NZ Topo Map. Land Information New Zealand. Retrieved 2015-12-22.
- Hoiberg, Dale H., ed. (2010). "Abel Tasman National Park". Encyclopædia Britannica. I: A-ak Bayes (15th ed.). Chicago, IL: Encyclopædia Britannica Inc. p. 25. ISBN 978-1-59339-837-8.
- "Tonga Island Marine Reserve". Department of Conservation NZ. Retrieved 2015-12-22.
- Nelson Marlborough Conservancy (2012). "Abel Tasman National Park" (PDF). New Zealand Department of Conservation. Retrieved 18 November 2013.
- "Tonga Island Marine Reserve" (PDF). Department of Conservation NZ. Retrieved 2015-12-22.
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