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NZ Great Barrier Island designated International Dark Sky Sanctuary

NZ Great Barrier Island designated International Dark Sky Sanctuary

Great Barrier Island, located 90 kilometers from Auckland in New Zealand, has become the first island in the world to be designated an International Dark Sky Sanctuary. The International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) established the International Dark Sky Places conservation program in 2001 to recognize ‘excellent stewardship of the night sky’. Designations are based on scientifically […]

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