Story: Auckland region

Kaipara inlets

Kaipara inlets

Dozens of tidal inlets and mangrove swamps infiltrate the land around Kaipara Harbour. These rolling pastures were once covered in kauri trees, which were milled in the 19th century and shipped out along the waterways.

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Margaret McClure, 'Auckland region - Harbours and wetlands', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 May 2024)

Story by Margaret McClure, updated 1 Aug 2016