Story: Forest succession and regeneration

Mānuka/kānuka regeneration

Mānuka/kānuka regeneration

After a stage of mānuka and/or kānuka, a forest can develop in many different ways, depending on the location, seed sources and the presence of browsing animals. This table shows a range of forest types that have regenerated through mānuka and kānuka in the North Island and the Marlborough Sounds.

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Source: Bob Brockie, A living New Zealand forest. Auckland: David Bateman, 1992.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Forest succession and regeneration - Mānuka, kānuka and gorse', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/diagram/11908/manukakanuka-regeneration (accessed 16 October 2021)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Sep 2007