Story: The New Zealand bush

Fox River flats

Fox River flats

This view looks south-west across Lake Gault and the Fox River flats, towards the Southern Alps. Sharp lines mark the boundaries between the dark green of the bush, the alpine grasslands and the lowland pasture.

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Jock Phillips, 'The New Zealand bush - What is the bush?', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 May 2022)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 24 Sep 2007