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How to visit the giant Kauri Trees in Waipoua Forest responsibly

The largest and oldest kauri trees both stand in Waipoua Forest. These impressive giants are definitely worth a visit, but do it responsibly!

Tane Mahuta, "God of the Forest", largest living Kauri tree in New Zealand - Waipoua Forest, Northland, New Zealand

Tane Mahuta, "God of the Forest", largest living Kauri tree in New Zealand - Waipoua Forest, Northland

Waipoua Forest,, Northland Region, New Zealand: go with a Maori guide into the forest amazing

Waipoua Forest,, Northland Region, New Zealand: Kauri Tree.

Looking to visit the oldest and largest kauri tree in all of New Zealand. Here is a guide to what you need to know before you go visit Tane Mahuta, the most famous tree in all of New Zealand! Visit The Lord of the Jungle!

Tāne Mahuta Know Before You Go

Looking to visit the oldest and largest kauri tree in all of New Zealand. Here is a guide to what you need to know before you go visit Tane Mahuta, the most famous tree in all of New Zealand! Visit The Lord of the Jungle!

Tane Mahuta, Lord of the Forest in the Waipoua Forest New Zealand

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Lord of the Forest - Tane Mahuta - New Zealand Kauri Forest (The orange spot at the base of the tree is an adult, for perspective on how huge this tree is).

Kauri tree Agathis australis, New Zealand

Kauri tree Agathis australis, New Zealand

Waipoua Forest - Standing tall and strong as Maori warriors, New Zealand's kauri trees are a sight to behold. Once felled sustainably for boat materials and gum by the Maori, the kauri suffered huge deforestation at the hands of European settlers. Waipoua is one of the country's best-preserved pockets of kauri woodland. It's also home to its mightiest tree, the 2000-year-old Tane Mahuta, or "God of the Forest".

Waipoua Forest - Standing tall and strong as Maori warriors, New Zealand's kauri trees are a sight to behold. Once felled sustainably for boat materials and gum by the Maori, the kauri suffered huge deforestation at the hands of European settlers.

Giant Kauri trees (Agathis australis) with visitor on boardwalk. Manginangina Scenic Reserve, Puketi forest. Square format, Kerikeri, Far North District, Northland Region, New Zealand (NZ).

Giant Kauri trees (Agathis australis) Manginangina Scenic Reserve, Puketi forest New Zealand

Tane Mahuta, god of the forest, Northland, New Zealand. Tane Mahuta, an enormous Kauri tree, is about 2000 years old.

Tane Mahuta, an enormous Kauri tree, found in Waipoua Forest in Northland, is about 2000 years old.

Te Matua Ngahere "Father of the Forest". Kauri Tree - Waipoua Forest of Northland Region, New Zealand. Wow!! http://www.treesisters.org

Kauri (Te Matua Ngahere) Agathis australis (Kauri) is a coniferous tree native to the subtropical northern section of the North Island of New Zealand

Kauri tree takes on different forms as it grows and matures. This diagram shows three of the most important stages, from adolescent to mature tree.

Kauri tree takes on different forms as it grows and matures. This diagram shows three of the most important stages, from adolescent to mature tree.

Massive kauri trees--Tuahu Kauri

These short walks feature kauri trees and are great for children.

"Tane Mahuta (Lord of the Forest) is New Zealand's largest known living kauri tree. It is thought this tree was discovered and identified in the 1920's when contracted surveyors surveyed the present State Highway 12 through the forest. In 1928 Nicholas Yakas and other Bushmen, which were building the road, also identified the big tree Tane Mahuta.    According to Maori mythology Tane is the son of Ranginui the sky father and Papatuanuku the earth mother. Tane was the child that tore his…

Tane Mahuta (Lord of the Forest) in Waipoua Kauri Forest Reserve. New Zealand's largest known living kauri tree.

Tane Mahuta - 2000 years old Kauri tree, Waipoua Forest

Tane Mahuta - 2400 year old Kauri tree, Waipoua Forest, New Zealand. In danger due to this years drought

Tane Mahuta, the largest kauri tree in the world, in the Waipoua Forest

A five minute walk from the roadside will bring you to the foot of Tane Mahuta, probably the largest tree you'll ever lay eyes upon.

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