Kōrero: Wairarapa places

Roadside Stories: Pūkaha Mount Bruce

New Zealand’s forests were once rich in bird life, but introduced predators have taken a terrible toll – including extinctions of some species. Pūkaha Mount Bruce is one of a number of sanctuaries aiming to eliminate predators and protect native wildlife. It was once part of Seventy Mile Bush, a stretch of dense forest that was settled (and largely cleared) by Scandinavians in the 1870s.

Listen to a Roadside Story about Pūkaha Mount Bruce. Roadside Stories is a series of audio guides to places around New Zealand.

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Archival audio sourced from Radio New Zealand Sound Archives. Sound files may not be reused without permission from Radio New Zealand Sound Archives (Reference number T7700).

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Ben Schrader, 'Wairarapa places - Eketāhuna', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/35321/roadside-stories-pukaha-mount-bruce (accessed 18 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Ben Schrader, updated 11 Jun 2015