Kōrero: Waikato places

Pirongia mountain

Pirongia mountain

Pirongia mountain has one of the largest areas of forest in the Waikato region. Trees there escaped the logging that occurred elsewhere. In 1971 the mountain became a forest park. In contrast, the land around it has been cleared of original vegetation and turned into pasture.

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Pirongia te Aroaro o Kahu Restoration Society
Photograph by Tui Allen

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Waikato places - Te Awamutu', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/27320/pirongia-mountain (accessed 18 June 2024)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, updated 11 Jun 2015