Kōrero: Taranaki region

Montane zone

Montane zone

At higher altitudes, the forest on Mt Taranaki is dominated by kaikawaka (mountain cedar). This gives way in turn to scrub, red tussock, herb and moss fields, and ultimately, bare rock.

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Photograph by Jock Phillips

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Ron Lambert, 'Taranaki region - Native plants and animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/25271/montane-zone (accessed 18 June 2021)

He kōrero nā Ron Lambert, updated 1 Aug 2015