Story: Auckland region

Market gardening

Market gardening

Rich soils derived from volcanic ash and lava cover two-fifths of Auckland and produce bountiful crops. These harvesters walk behind a tractor picking up broccoli in a market garden near Pukekohe.

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Margaret McClure, 'Auckland region - Landforms', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/15869/market-gardening (accessed 22 February 2020)

Story by Margaret McClure, updated 1 Aug 2016