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Dairying in Taranaki

Dairying in Taranaki

Taranaki has long been recognised as one of the leading dairying regions in New Zealand because its mild climate and free-draining soils create ideal conditions for pasture growth.

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Allan Gillingham, 'Soils and regional land use - Central and western North Island', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 3 December 2021)

Story by Allan Gillingham, published 24 Nov 2008