|Waters||Rangaunu Bay , Pacific Ocean|
|Number of islands||14th|
|Main island||Moturoa Island and Tuputupungahau Island|
Depending on the definition, the group of islands that begins around 350 m from Cape Karikari and extends to around 5 km northwest of the cape includes 8 or 14 islands or rocks protruding from the water, five of which are mentioned on the map as islands, such as Moturoa Island , Motutapu Island , Sugarloaf Island , Tuputupungahau Island and Rocky Island . Two rocks remote from this island and protruding out of the water are known as Staffa Rock and Black Rock .
The two largest islands in the archipelago are Moturoa Island with a length of a good 1000 m and a maximum width of around 185 m and Tuputupungahau Island with a diagonal spread of 740 m × 438 m.
Flora and fauna
- W. Mary McEwen : Ecological Regions and Districts of New Zealand . 3. Edition. Department of Conservation , Wellington 1987, ISBN 0-478-01000-1 (English, online [PDF; 310 kB ; accessed on May 21, 2018]).