So, Determination, @macgenie. In 2004 and 2019 I visited Tāne Mahuta, a Kauri tree 2,000 years old and part of the Māori creation story. Two millennia of life! Now threatened by Kauri dieback disease, but NZ is determined to keep it alive. 😒 There’s a whole forest in the crown.

Information plaque about Tāne Mahuta. Tāne Mahuta in 2004. Tāne Mahuta footwear cleaning station cautionary signs.Tāne Mahuta in 2019. Tāne Mahuta in 2019. Closeup of the crown.

Miraz Jordan @Miraz

Please take a look at my Love Waikawa Beach website too.