Wilderness

SEE MOR E… Mountain ribbonwood

HIKERS FROM the Northern Hemisphere often find New Zealand’s evergreen native forests both a source of interest and, sometimes, a disappointment. Where are the golden colours of autumn, the bare starkness of winter leafless trees, and the bounteous fresh green of budding spring?

While it’s true that most of our native growing mainly on the west, and growing in the east. also grows on the slopes of Taranaki Mounga, its only known location in the North Island.

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