Story: Southland region

Wind-blown macrocarpas

Wind-blown macrocarpas

Invercargill has more windy days than any other city in New Zealand except Wellington. Other parts of Southland experience extreme wind too. These macrocarpa trees have been shaped by the prevailing wind.

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David Grant, 'Southland region - Climate', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 December 2021)

Story by David Grant, updated 1 May 2015