Story: Te ngahere – forest lore

Bracken fern

Bracken fern

Māori harvested aruhe (fern root) from bracken fern throughout the year.

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Te ngahere – forest lore - Ground ferns', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/14122/bracken-fern (accessed 17 October 2021)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 24 Sep 2007