New Zealand's national park system is operated by the New Zealand Department of Conservation.

  • Abel Tasman National Park, northern South Island, 22,530 hectares, established in 1942.
  • Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, Southern Alps, 70,696 hectares.
  • Arthurs Pass National Park, Southern Alps, 114,500 hectares.
  • Egmont National Park, western North Island, 33,534 hectares, reserve established in 1881, national park in 1900. Part of Wanganui Conservancy.
  • Fiordland National Park, southwest South Island, 1,257,000 hectares, established in 1952.
  • Kahurangi National Park, northwest South Island, 452,002 hectares, established in 1996.
  • Mount Aspiring National Park, southern Southern Alps, 355,543 hectares.
  • Nelson Lakes National Park, northern Southern Alps, 102,000 hectares.
  • Paparoa National Park, northern west coast of South Island 30,000 hectares, established in 1987.
  • Rakiura National Park, Stewart Island, 150,000 hectares, established in 2002.
  • Te Urewera National Park, eastern North Island, 212,672 hectares.
  • Tongariro National Park, central North Island, 78,651 hectares, established in 1887.
  • Westland/Tai Poutini National Park central west coast of South Island, 117,547 hectares.
  • Whanganui National Park, western North Island, 74,231 hectares. Part of Wanganui Conservancy.

External links

New Zealand Department of Conservation:

See also: List of national parks for other national parks around the world.

National Park, New Zealand is a Railway station and village near Tongariro National Park.