Story: Kauri forest

The kauri tree (1st of 3)

The kauri tree

When fully grown, the kauri tree has a massive columnar trunk topped by branches that spread like umbrella spokes, supporting a crown of leaves.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAQA 6500 Col729
Photograph by John Johns

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How to cite this page:

Joanna Orwin, 'Kauri forest - How and where kauri grows', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/10018/the-kauri-tree (accessed 14 July 2020)

Story by Joanna Orwin, published 24 Sep 2007