Lines of stone walls (horizontal, at centre) are a feature of the south Wairarapa coast. They were made by Māori some time around the late 15th century to shelter their kūmara crops. These rows are now covered with pasture. The dark green clumps are groves of karaka (Corynocarpus laevigatus) and the isolated trees growing on the pasture are tī kouka (cabbage trees, Cordyline australis).
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