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March 28, 2012

Tane Mahuta, God of the Forest

"Tane Mahuta", largest kauri tree
"Tane Mahuta" (God of the Forest) is the largest standing kauri tree in what remains of what was once a vast forest of sub-tropical rain forest in the northern reaches of New Zealand's North Island. The tree is estimated to be between 1,500 and 2,500 year old.

For tree dimension statistics, see http://register.notabletrees.org.nz/tree/view/800.Tane


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