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International Shark Attack File

1852-2014 Map of New Zealand Confirmed Unprovoked Shark Attacks (N=49)



map

Territory Total
Attacks
Fatal
Attacks
Last
Fatality
Otago 10 4 1968
Auckland 7 1 2013
Canterbury 5 0  
Southland 5 0  
Wellington 4 1 1852
Hawkes Bay 3 1 1896
Taranaki 3 1 1966
Chatham Islands 2 0  
Westland 2 0  
Marlborough 2 0  
Gisborne 1 0  
Pitt Island 1 0  
Star Keys 1 0  
Campbell Island 1 0  
Waikato 1 0  
Unspecified 1 0  
NEW ZEALAND 49 8 2013


red 5 and above


blue 2 - 4



green 1



none 0

Last updated: February 11, 2015

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