Story: Waikato region

Aotea Harbour

Aotea Harbour

Beyond these west coast breakers is the entrance to the Aotea Harbour, one two several large tidal estuaries on Waikato’s west coast. Located 27 km south of Raglan Harbour (Whāingaroa), it is an important habitat for sea and shore birds.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Waikato region - Landscape and climate', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 November 2023)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, updated 1 Jul 2015