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Celebrity Solstice First Cruise Ship of The Season

Coach at Puketi Forest.
Bay of Islands.
New Zealand

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What we see on our Hiking Trips

 
One of our Hiking Trips in the Puketi Forest is a full day walk. Conservation in the forest is really noticeable now. The Northern Rata (Metrosideros robusta) is flowering again. The Rata is a tall tree, up to 25 m … Continue reading

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Nocturnal insects feeding.

The giant centipede  and cave weta are present at night in the forest. The cave weta lives in dark spaces , in the Puketi forest we find them in the Giant Kauri trees that have been bled for gum.
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Spiders

The Vagrant spider is found throughout New Zealand. There are 20 different species. Some of the species are not scientifically recorded. On our night walks we encounter spiders waiting in their web and actually capturing their prey. Here we have a series … Continue reading

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