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Whangārei Quarry Gardens

Whangārei Quarry Gardens

The Whangārei 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 the mild climate and ample rainfall.

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Claudia Orange, 'Northland region - Natural environment', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 July 2024)

Story by Claudia Orange, updated 1 May 2015