Maungatautari: hues of green

Flickering under the morning light, you may find

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a spiral,OA6A3835

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a tortuous trunkOA6A3853-2

a maze of silver ferns.

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Amongst the branches, it’s easy to hear:

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the sound of an agile Fantail,

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the whistling of a Kereru’s wings,

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and the chant of many others.

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In such Sanctuary

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the light shines brighterOA6A3909

and the hues of green are multiplied.

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Spotted here and there,

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humble tributes to a forgotten trinity

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disguised as trail indicators.

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Bending to the afternoon light, you may find

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timid Kidney ferns,OA6A3946

exuberant shapesOA6A3960

interlaced roots,

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and a grey sky.OA6A3965That’s what I found…
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… on my way over the mountain.

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more information on this exemplar ecological project here

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