Story: Bay of Plenty places

Maketū wetlands

Maketū wetlands

The wetlands at Maketū are part of a sequence that extends the length of the Bay of Plenty – from the northern end of Tauranga Harbour to Ōhiwa, between Whakatāne and Ōpōtiki. All these wetlands provide refuge for wading birds and other bird species.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Bay of Plenty places - Te Puke to Maketū', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 31 May 2023)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Jul 2015