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Whangamarino Wetland

Whangamarino Wetland

The Whangamarino Wetland is the largest in the North Island, and is of international significance. Covering 7,290 hectares between Meremere and Te Kauwhata, it includes peat bog, swamps and river. Several threatened species, including wetland birds, fish, and plants, can be found there. It is managed by the Department of Conservation.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Waikato places - Hūnua to Te Kauwhata', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 June 2024)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, updated 11 Jun 2015