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Pā Harakeke

Pā Harakeke

Pā Harakeke is an eco-cultural centre run by the Maraeroa C Incorporation, which administers the Māori land on which the centre is located. It contains a native-plant nursery and flax-processing centre. Visitors can plant native trees there to offset carbon emissions, and can learn about the value of harakeke (flax) in traditional Māori communities. This is a group of visitors at the beginning of a planting tour.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'King Country places - Benneydale', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/34686/pa-harakeke (accessed 19 July 2019)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, updated 30 Mar 2015