Kauri are among the largest and longest-living trees in the world. This table shows the size of the 10 largest living kauri in 1986. Most of them are in Northland forest, with two (Tānenui and Tairua) on the Coromandel Peninsula. Even larger specimens have been recorded in the past, but very few trees ever reached such giant proportions.
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Source: Joanna Orwin, Kauri: witness to a nation’s history. Auckland: New Holland, 2004, p. 34
There has been a lot of
Vivienne Harris (not verified)
04 August 2022
Fascinating tree, proud and
Kerry Elt (not verified)
03 March 2012
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