Trees and Flora found here

Broad leaf

Black Beech

Miro

Rewarewa

Rewarewa seedlings by the hundreds .

fungi … of what name ?

nz bush Clematis

Puawhanganga or Bush Clematis

Rimu

Mati

Kahikatea

Kahikatea , this one here in the Whakatikei valley must be one of the oldest and largest in the Hutt Valley , up the right hand side is a long dead Rata , taken out by the possums maybe fifty years ago ? the only Kahikatea that I have seen that is larger is the one here , seen at the Tauherenikau racecourse restoration day .

waterfall feeding into the Whakatikei river

growing succulents is fun !