Ruatoria’s guardian of NZ’s rarest plants

 

Ruatoria’s Graeme Atkins is a keen bushman, he knows his way around the Raukumara Ranges and is constantly working to protect and nurture the flora of the Gisborne region.

 

The East Coast DOC ranger says the spread of pests and in particular deer has seen underlying vegetation stripped, which has severe implications for a delicately balanced ecosystem.

Ruatoria’s guardian of NZ’s rarest plants
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