Story: Wairarapa region

Tararua fairyland

Tararua fairyland

The lichen, moss and knotted tree shapes of this subalpine beech forest in the Tararua Range make a mystical and enchanting landscape.

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Ben Schrader, 'Wairarapa region - Plants and animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 May 2022)

Story by Ben Schrader, updated 1 Mar 2017