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Forest, Great Barrier Island

Forest, Great Barrier Island

This conifer–broadleaf forest is regenerating on Great Barrier Island. Most of the giant kauri trees were logged in the 19th century, but other trees were left. Kauri is slowly growing back in the valleys.

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Photograph by Les Molloy

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Eileen McSaveney, 'Landscapes – overview - Vegetation – the green mantle', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 April 2024)

Story by Eileen McSaveney, published 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Jul 2015