Story: Te ngahere – forest lore

Pacific gecko

Pacific gecko

This Pacific gecko is on Hauturu (Little Barrier Island). Lizards were released near mauri stones to act as guardians.

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Photograph by Dick Veitch

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Te ngahere – forest lore - Māori relationship with the forest', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/14065/pacific-gecko (accessed 20 March 2019)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 24 Sep 2007