Story: Ecoregions

Ecoregions

New Zealand can be divided into nine broad ecoregions, according to several factors, including rainfall, temperature and topography. This map shows the six regions on the mainland. There are also three offshore ecoregions: the northern islands, the Chatham Islands and the subantarctic islands.

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Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research

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Matt McGlone, 'Ecoregions - Nine ecoregions', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/12600/ecoregions (accessed 13 December 2019)

Story by Matt McGlone, published 24 Sep 2007