Kōrero: Extinctions

Conservation volunteers

Conservation volunteers

These volunteers are planting trees near Lake Ngahewa, to provide hosts for a threatened mistletoe (Peraxilla tetrapetala). A few mistletoes survive on the old trees, which have been banded to prevent possums from climbing them and eating the mistletoes.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10048200

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Richard Holdaway, 'Extinctions - Causes of extinctions in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13681/conservation-volunteers (accessed 18 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Richard Holdaway, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007