Mist or pukohu settles in the valleys of a forestry block near Rotorua. One tradition describes mist as ‘the soft, warm sighs’ of the earth mother Papatūānuku’s loving bosom, rising from the mountains and valleys as a sign of her love.
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New Zealand Herald
Reference: 8 September 2003
Photograph by Alan Gibson
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