Ōhiwa Harbour in the Bay of Plenty is near the southern limit of mangrove distribution. In the north of New Zealand, mangrove trees grow to 9 metres, but are smaller further south. Here they form a stunted shrubland, no higher than 2 metres.
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Photograph by Peter Hodsell
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