Story: Estuaries

Pārengarenga Harbour

Pārengarenga Harbour

Pārengarenga Harbour is the northernmost estuary of New Zealand and one of the country’s major wading-bird habitats. At low tide, 5,700 hectares of intertidal sandflat and seagrass are exposed to the thousands of wading birds that congregate in the harbour to feed.

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How to cite this page:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Estuaries - Larger animals of the estuary', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/4640/parengarenga-harbour (accessed 20 September 2020)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 12 Jun 2006