ANZLIC Metadata Profile: An Australian/New Zealand Profile of AS/NZS ISO 19115:2005, Geographic information - Metadata
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200 Mile Exclusive Economic Zone Outer Limits
New Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone
The exclusive economic zone (EEZ) is a zone extending from the outer limits of the territorial sea to a distance of 200 nautical miles from the baselines of the territorial sea in which New Zealand, as the coastal state, has sovereign rights over the living and non living resources of the sea and seabed and other states have certain freedoms, including the freedoms of navigation and overflight.
Further References: http://www.linz.govt.nz/hydro/nautical-info/maritime-boundaries
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New Zealand has sovereign rights over a vast area of ocean, along with the fishery, mineral and petroleum resources that may exist in that area. The definition of the limits of these waters is a complex task that is undertaken by LINZ in conjunction with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (http://www.mfat.govt.nz/).