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, at market gardens near Pukekohe.

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Margaret McClure, 'Auckland region - Landforms', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 September 2019)

Story by Margaret McClure, updated 5 Aug 2016