Story: Northland region

Northland’s topography

Unlike most other regions of New Zealand, Northland does not have a main mountain range. Instead, it has an irregular landscape of ranges and lowlands created by volcanic activity over a long period. Explore the place names, highways, districts and land use of Northland by choosing different layers on the map.

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How to cite this page:

Claudia Orange, 'Northland region - Geography', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 June 2023)

Story by Claudia Orange, updated 1 May 2015