Northern News : November 30th 2011
Treasure house: Puketi Forest, seen here from the Waihoanga Gorge lookout, boasts some 370 species of plants, some of them globally unique. Creepy crawly, left: Wonderfully camouflaged, this cave weta finds a perfect home in a rotting tree trunk. Easy access, bottom left: Manginangina kauri walk offers an easy 15-minute loop boardwalk to a majestic stand of kauri. Night walk, below: Forest guide Ian Candy explains to Jessica Haysom of Melbourne how kauri bark falls to the ground and then becomes food for the tree. Puketi Forest SIXTH IN OUR WALK SERIES PUKETI Forest, one of New Zealand's greatest, offers a range of walks from a 15-minute viewing of giant kauri to multi-day tramps.
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