Story: Northland places

Pārengarenga Harbour

Pārengarenga Harbour

There are vast tracts of white silica sands on the shores of Pārengarenga Harbour, particularly on the southern head. Quantities are shipped to Whāngārei and Auckland for glass-making.

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Claudia Orange, 'Northland places - Aupōuri Peninsula', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/7650/parengarenga-harbour (accessed 16 October 2019)

Story by Claudia Orange, updated 4 May 2015