The island of Rarotonga has protected areas dotted right around the island. Most are accessible by the public but the taking of resources is prohibited whereas a couple function as guided tours of the named reserve. The image below indicates the approximate location of the reserves or protected areas on Rarotonga.
|Map of Rarotonga showing current protected areas (Source: ortho.linz.govt.nz)|
Click here for more information on the International Waters Project that was undertaken in the Takuvaine Water Catchment Area.