Kōrero: Bay of Plenty places

Mangroves, Tauranga Harbour

Mangroves, Tauranga Harbour

These stunted mangroves growing in Tauranga Harbour are just low shrubs on the tidal fringe. Ōhiwa Harbour is the southernmost place where mangroves are found, and they grow smaller as you get closer to this limit.

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

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Bay of Plenty places - Tauranga hinterland and harbour', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/5689/mangroves-tauranga-harbour (accessed 31 May 2020)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Jul 2015