Story: Soils and regional land use

Market gardens, Pukekohe

Market gardens, Pukekohe

Pukekohe is the largest vegetable-growing region in New Zealand. With good management, these volcanic soils can cope with repeated cultivation and cropping.

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Allan Gillingham, 'Soils and regional land use - South Auckland, Waikato, Coromandel, Bay of Plenty', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 May 2022)

Story by Allan Gillingham, published 24 Nov 2008