Kōrero: Perceptions of the landscape

Plane trees, Tōtaranui

Plane trees, Tōtaranui

This avenue of huge plane trees was planted in 1865 by the Gibbs family, early settlers at Tōtaranui, which is now part of Abel Tasman National Park. These trees are the parent stock of all the plane trees along Nelson’s city streets. They were planted to provide a ‘dash of home’.

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Photograph by Melanie Lovell-Smith

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Jock Phillips, 'Perceptions of the landscape - European settlement', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/14391/plane-trees-totaranui (accessed 28 January 2023)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007