Many of Northland’s estuaries contain extensive mangrove forests, which are expanding in some places. This area of mangroves is on the coast near Paihia. Although some people regard them as a potential pest, mangroves provide a valuable environment for a range of estuarine life.
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Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Shirley Williams
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