Story: Forest succession and regeneration

The Hanger, 1980 (2nd of 3)

The Hanger, 1980

By 1980 the regenerating forest known as the Hanger was dominated by five-finger and māhoe. Mānuka was no longer common. The seedlings and saplings of large forest trees such as tōtara, miro and tawa were growing in the understorey. In time, these will probably form the forest canopy.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Forest succession and regeneration - Forest growth after fire', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/11905/the-hanger-1980 (accessed 7 December 2021)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Sep 2007