Story: The New Zealand bush

Page 3. Lost and found

The New Zealand bush is often dense and difficult to travel through. So when we asked people around the country to send us bush yarns, several wrote about finding a way through the forest. Here is a selection.

What's your story?

Heading for the top

Heading for the top

After several hours of scratches and bruises, teenager Omega Hemopo and her friend realised they were lost.

A cold night

A cold night

Fading light caught Joan Tollenaar and her husband in the Coromandel bush.

Budding explorer

Budding explorer

As a boy, Phil Budd roamed Parahaki mountain, imagining he was David Livingstone, the Scottish explorer of Africa.

How to cite this page:

Jock Phillips, 'The New Zealand bush - Lost and found', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/the-new-zealand-bush/page-3 (accessed 15 December 2019)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 24 Sep 2007