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Ahukawakawa swamp

Ahukawakawa swamp

A boardwalk snakes through the Ahukawakawa swamp in Egmont National Park. The swamp is of botanical importance, because it contains a wide range of plants that can survive at very low temperatures in acidic soils.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'National parks - Western North Island parks', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 September 2023)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Aug 2015