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Twin Coast Discovery Road Trip Northland & Bay of Islands

Waipoua Kauri Forest

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Waipoua Kauri Forest Waipoua Kauri Forest

Waipoua is home to the kauri, one of the world’s mightiest trees. The largest kauri reach more than 50 metres tall, have trunk girths up to 16 metres, and sprang from seed as long as 2,000 years ago.” Waipoua Forest: Places to go in Northland

Watch the Footprints Waipoua video to learn about the significance of kauri trees in Waipoua.

Stop kauri dieback and protect kauri

  • Kauri dieback disease is spread through soil.
  • Scrub soil off shoes and gear and check it’s all removed before you go.
  • Use a hygiene station when you enter and leave.
  • Always stay on the track.
  • How you can help save kauri

Waipoua Forest: Places to go in Northland Remember to check the website for updates on Kauri dieback disease which is limiting access to walks and tramping tracks. Allow 30 minutes for walks.

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