Our estuaries

In this section

  • What is an estuary
  • West coast harbours
  • Where are Northland’s estuaries
  • How were Northland’s estuaries formed
  • Why are estuaries important
  • How does an estuary work
  • Why is an estuary so productive
  • What is found in Northland estuaries
  • What plants are found in Northland estuaries
  • What birds are found in Northland estuaries
  • What fish are found in our estuaries
  • What small creatures are found in our estuaries
  • Why are Northland’s estuaries special to Maori
  • What threatens Northland’s estuaries
  • What does Northland Regional Council do to help
  • How can you look after Northland’s estuaries

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