Kōrero: Coastal shoreline

Pōhutukawa

Pōhutukawa

Voted the most popular native plant by New Zealanders, the pōhutukawa tree is a symbol of Christmas, beach holidays and rugged beauty. It grows naturally around northern coasts and inland near the Rotorua lakes. It is also widely cultivated and is often seen in gardens of the lower North Island. In December its crown may be completely covered in bright crimson flowers.

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Project Crimson Trust
Photograph by Catherine Cornwall

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Coastal shoreline - The rocky coast – upper shore', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/4810/pohutukawa (accessed 16 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006