Story: Otago region

Central Otago tussock

Central Otago tussock

The tussock that dominated the Central Otago landscape when Europeans first saw the district is still in evidence in higher and more remote areas such as here at Nenthorn, east of Middlemarch.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Otago region - Climate, plants and animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 August 2021)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 May 2015