Story: Whanganui region

Native forest, Whanganui National Park

Native forest, Whanganui National Park

This pristine indigenous forest is in Whanganui National Park. Tree ferns are conspicuous in the foreground, with rewarewa in the middle distance, taller trees such as tawa and rimu behind, and possibly some beech on the skyline.

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Diana Beaglehole, 'Whanganui region - Vegetation and human impact', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 July 2024)

Story by Diana Beaglehole, updated 1 Jun 2015