Kōrero: Northland places

Tāne Mahuta

Tāne Mahuta

This kauri tree, named Tāne Mahuta (the lord of the forest) is thought to be the largest of its kind surviving in New Zealand. It stands in the Waipoua Forest Sanctuary, 55 kilometres north of Dargaville, where many giant kauri are protected.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Private collection
Photograph by Peter Hodsell

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Claudia Orange, 'Northland places - Waipoua and middle Northland', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/7846/tane-mahuta (accessed 3 December 2020)

He kōrero nā Claudia Orange, updated 4 May 2015