Story: Regional economies



Hokianga Harbour, on Northland’s west coast, was an early place of contact between Māori and Pākehā. Timber, flax and spars were all traded.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Regional economies - Early regional economies', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 August 2021)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, published 11 Mar 2010