Given the 150-year history of gold mining, coal mining, logging and flax harvesting in the area, Mangarakau Swamp's survival is a miracle.
Find out more by downloading this article about Mangarakau Swamp (PDF 760KB) from Open SpaceTM Magazine.
Open Space™ Magazine No. 65November 2005 © QEII National Trust
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