Story: Manawatū and Horowhenua region

Manawatū and Horowhenua vegetation

Human activity has completely altered the vegetation, except on the heights of the Ruahīne and Tararua ranges. A hundred years ago, forest covered much of the region.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Manawatū and Horowhenua region - Human impact on the environment', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/9467/manawatu-and-horowhenua-vegetation (accessed 17 November 2018)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 22 Apr 2015