These views of Mangatū Forest, near Gisborne, show the difference that planting trees can make where there is severe erosion. The heavily eroded landscape (left) has been partly stabilised 11 years after pine trees were planted (right).
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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAQA 6395 M9600 (left); AAQA 6395 M11468 (right)
Photographs by John Johns
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