Story: Stewart Island/Rakiura

Coastal bush at Doughboy Bay

Coastal bush at Doughboy Bay

The coasts of Stewart Island often have indigenous shrubs such as ‘muttonbird scrub’ (puheretaiko) right down to the rocky or sandy shores.

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Carl Walrond, 'Stewart Island/Rakiura - Plants and animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 November 2023)

Story by Carl Walrond, updated 1 May 2015