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 It was eventually owned by Auckland businessman and benefactor, Sir Ernest Davis, who presented it to the city in 1956. The island is a public recreation reserve managed by the Department of Conservation. Care has to be taken when landing as the coastline is particularly shallow and rocky below half-tide. It was eventually owned by Auckland businessman and benefactor, Sir Ernest Davis, who presented it to the city in 1956. The island is a public recreation reserve managed by the Department of Conservation. Care has to be taken when landing as the coastline is particularly shallow and rocky below half-tide.
  
-There is no regular ferry service, and while camping is not permitted day visitors are welcome to explore the volcanic cones and historic sites. The island can be reached by private boat or hired kayak. The coastal margin particularly on the southern side is a nesting habitat for the endangered New Zealand dotterel. Please do not disturb these birds.+There is no regular ferry service, and while camping is not permitted day visitors are welcome to explore the volcanic cones and historic sites. The island can be reached by private boat or kayak. The coastal margin particularly on the southern side is a nesting habitat for the endangered New Zealand dotterel. Please do not disturb these birds.
  
 <note tip>This is Bucklands Beach local island, just off the tip of the peninsular </​note>​ <note tip>This is Bucklands Beach local island, just off the tip of the peninsular </​note>​
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