Kōrero: Northland region

Mangroves near Paihia (3 o 3)

Mangroves near Paihia

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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Claudia Orange, 'Northland region - Geography', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/7512/mangroves-near-paihia (accessed 6 May 2021)

He kōrero nā Claudia Orange, updated 1 May 2015