The prevailing wind on the Chatham Islands is westerly. It is sufficiently persistent, in part on account of the low-lying nature of the island, to have a marked effect on trees, as this bent akeake (Olearia traversiorum) demonstrates.
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New Zealand Herald
Reference: 2 February 2005
Photograph by Richard Robinson
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