Story: Soils and regional land use

Heretaunga orchards

Heretaunga orchards

The Heretaunga Plains is one of the main orcharding areas in New Zealand, but needs regular irrigation to support commercial crops.

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Photograph by Lloyd Homer

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How to cite this page:

Allan Gillingham, 'Soils and regional land use - Lower North Island', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/17101/heretaunga-orchards (accessed 18 October 2019)

Story by Allan Gillingham, published 24 Nov 2008