Ngā taiao taketake o te rohe o Tāmaki Makaurau
Natural environments of the Auckland region
The Auckland region features different natural environments:
- volcanic cones and craters
- streams and estuaries
- offshore islands.
These environments support different plants and animals.
Some of these plants and animals are not found anywhere else in the world.
For more information on the different environments in Auckland, see the Indigenous terrestrial and wetland ecosystems of Auckland (PDF 11MB) guide.
|Plant with locally sourced plants||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/environment/plants-animals/plant-for-your-ecosystem/Pages/plant-locally-sourced-plants.aspx||Plant with locally sourced plants||If you want to restore your garden or backyard, use native plants sourced from local seeds. This is called ecosourcing.||aspx||Biodiversity|
|Stream ecosystems||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/environment/plants-animals/plant-for-your-ecosystem/Pages/stream-ecosystems.aspx||Stream ecosystems||Find out how to care for and support stream ecosystems.||aspx||Biodiversity|
|Wetland ecosystems and where to find them||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/environment/plants-animals/plant-for-your-ecosystem/Pages/wetland-ecosystems.aspx||Wetland ecosystems and where to find them||Find out what wetlands are, why they are important, how you can protect them and where you can go to visit a wetland.||aspx||Biodiversity|
|Coastal ecosystems||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/environment/plants-animals/plant-for-your-ecosystem/Pages/coastal-ecosystems.aspx||Coastal ecosystems||Find out how to support and restore coastal ecosystems.||aspx||Biodiversity|
|Forest ecosystems||https://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/environment/plants-animals/plant-for-your-ecosystem/Pages/forest-ecosystems.aspx||Forest ecosystems||Find out how to support forest ecosystems.||aspx||Biodiversity|