This map shows the boundaries for New Zealand's extended continental shelf confirmed by the United Nations Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf.

Boundary delimitation negotiations with Fiji and Tonga are still to be completed.

Map of the Continental Shelf Boundary - small

Key

Yellow- New Zealand Extended Continental Shelf beyond the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ)
Black - New Zealand EEZ
Grey - Other States' EEZ
Red - 2004 New Zealand-Australia Delimitation Treaty

 

Area covered

  • NZ Exclusive Economic Zone = 4,000,000 square kilometres
  • NZ Extended Continental Shelf = 1,700,000 square kilometres

 

Submitted boundaries

This map shows the boundaries for the Exclusive Economic Zone, extended continental shelf boundaries submitted to the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf, and New Zealand and Australia Maritime Treaty. Boundary delimitation negotiations with Fiji and Tonga are still to be completed.

Boundaries for NZ Exclusive Economic Zone - small

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