Story: Coastal shoreline

Ngakengo Beach, Northland

Ngakengo Beach, Northland

Long sandy beaches are a feature of Northland, at the tip of the North Island. The brilliant white sands on the eastern shores are pure quartz.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Coastal shoreline - Sandy beaches – lower shore', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 July 2024)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 12 Jun 2006