Story: Moriori

Growing against the wind

Growing against the wind

The strong winds common around the Chatham Islands have shaped the vegetation, as this 1992 photograph shows.

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Photograph by Denise Davis

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Denise Davis and Māui Solomon, 'Moriori - The second dawn', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/1699/growing-against-the-wind (accessed 20 May 2019)

Story by Denise Davis and Māui Solomon, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2017