Story: Nelson region

Nelson's vegetation

Nelson’s higher mountains are covered in native beech forest, and many of its lower hills are planted in exotic forest. Horticultural land is mainly in coastal Tasman Bay, with farmland on lower hills and in river valleys.

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Carl Walrond, 'Nelson region - Climate and environment', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 May 2021)

Story by Carl Walrond, updated 1 Aug 2015