Kōrero: Coastal shoreline

Sand and gravel shore, Puketā

Sand and gravel shore, Puketā

Coarse sand and gravel beaches are common along the east coast of New Zealand. This beach at Puketā is fed with gravels and sand swept down the Kahutara River from the seaward Kaikōura mountains. Mixed sand and gravel beaches are harsh environments and few plants or animals make their home there.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Coastal shoreline - Cliffs and beaches', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/4801/sand-and-gravel-shore-puketa (accessed 30 June 2022)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006