Kōrero: Grasslands

Te Papanui Park

Te Papanui Park

Conservation Minister Chris Carter (left) and botanist Alan Mark stand next to the sign for a new conservation park that they opened on 29 March 2003. This 20,882-hectare park is on the Lammerlaw Range in eastern Otago. Narrow-leaved snow tussock (Chionochloa rigida) dominates the grassland in this rolling landscape. Historically most conservation lands in New Zealand have been in high, forested mountain areas. A major recent drive is to conserve a more representative range of habitats, including grasslands on the drier eastern side of the South Island.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10057855
Photograph by Nicola Vallance

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Alan F. Mark, 'Grasslands - Land ownership', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13367/te-papanui-park (accessed 22 July 2024)

He kōrero nā Alan F. Mark, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007