Kōrero: Dune lands

Hand-planting marram grass (1 o 3)

Hand-planting marram grass

Men and women plant marram grass at Te Kaeo on the Aupōuri Peninsula in 1973. This was an early stage in stabilising these active dunes, which were later planted in radiata pine.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAQA 6395 M11697
Photograph by John Johns

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Dune lands - The ‘problem’ of drifting sands', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/14041/hand-planting-marram-grass (accessed 31 May 2020)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007