Story: Landscapes – overview

Inside the bush

Inside the bush

Forest is regenerating in Kaitoke Regional Park, north of Wellington. This ridge is dominated by saplings, with crown ferns, shrubs and moss on the forest floor.

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Photograph by Lloyd Homer

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Eileen McSaveney, 'Landscapes – overview - Vegetation – the green mantle', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 November 2023)

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