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Leeward ecoregion

Leeward ecoregion

The leeward ecoregion stretches along the country’s eastern coasts. Although drier than most other ecoregions, it still gets a reasonable amount of rain. But along with Central Otago, it is the most drought-prone of the different ecoregions.

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Matt McGlone, 'Ecoregions - Leeward districts: to the east', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/map/12582/leeward-ecoregion (accessed 27 September 2020)

Story by Matt McGlone, published 24 Sep 2007