Story: National parks

Rainforest (2nd of 3)


The temperate climate of Abel Tasman National Park encourages the growth of lush rainforest. These tree ferns and southern beech trees fringe a coastal inlet in the park.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'National parks - Upper South Island parks', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 July 2024)

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