Story: Northland region

Whāngārei Quarry Gardens

Whāngārei Quarry Gardens

The Whāngārei Quarry Gardens contain subtropical plants that would struggle to grow in most other parts of New Zealand. Species such as this cycad flourish, thanks to a combination of mild climate and ample rainfall.

Using this item

Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Shirley Williams

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

Claudia Orange, 'Northland region - Natural environment', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 October 2021)

Story by Claudia Orange, updated 1 May 2015