Native Stand

In the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage area, stands of rimu trees, a type of conifer found only in New Zealand, are a signature of Gondwana, the supercontinent that fragmented into the landmasses of today’s Southern Hemisphere.

See more pictures from the March 2014 feature story “Where Greenstone Grows.”


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