Remnant kauri forests in Northland contain some giant kauri trees, such as this one in Waipoua Forest. Called Te Matua Ngahere (‘the father of the forest’), it is the second-largest living kauri, measuring 29.9 metres tall, with a girth of 16.41 metres.
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Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Jock Phillips
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