Kōrero: Wairarapa places

Celebrating trees

Celebrating trees

A cairn at the southern entrance to Greytown marks the centenary of the first Arbor Day planting in New Zealand, which took place in the town in 1890.

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Photograph by Colin Hicks

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Ben Schrader, 'Wairarapa places - Greytown', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/12024/celebrating-trees (accessed 21 October 2019)

Story by Ben Schrader, updated 11 Jun 2015