Story: Dune lands

Planting pīngao (2nd of 2)

Planting pīngao

Department of Conservation workers in Otago show how to plant native pīngao to restore dunes. In most of New Zealand, introduced marram grass, which is green, has replaced pīngao, which is almost orange.

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Department of Conservation
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Photograph by Nicola Vallance

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Carl Walrond, 'Dune lands - Dune lands today', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 September 2021)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 24 Sep 2007