Story: Northland region

Northland vegetation

In pre-European times indigenous kauri forests were the dominant vegetation in Northland. This map shows the extent to which they have been depleted, with only pockets remaining.

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How to cite this page:

Claudia Orange, 'Northland region - Natural environment', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/7517/northland-vegetation (accessed 21 June 2021)

Story by Claudia Orange, updated 1 May 2015