Aerial view of Okarito Lagoon. Photo: Philippe Gerbeaux.

Aerial view of Okarito Lagoon

Plants and animals that live in our estuaries have adapted to a constantly changing environment based on the tidal cycles, as well as the freshwater and sediment that comes from the surrounding land.

The Harbours, bays and estuaries resource explores the impact of land-based activities on coastal communities.


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