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Whāngārei Quarry Gardens

Whāngārei Quarry Gardens

The Whāngārei Quarry Gardens contain subtropical plants that would struggle to grow in most other parts of New Zealand. Species such as this cycad flourish, thanks to a combination of mild climate and ample rainfall.

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Claudia Orange, 'Northland region - Natural environment', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/7516/whangarei-quarry-gardens (accessed 22 November 2019)

Story by Claudia Orange, updated 1 May 2015