Story: Bay of Plenty region

Matatā bird sanctuary

Matatā bird sanctuary

Bay of Plenty wetlands provide a habitat for many bird species. These shags and paradise ducks have flocked to a bird sanctuary at Matatā.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Bay of Plenty region - Sea, coast and lowland', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 4 March 2024)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Aug 2016