Trunk & Fern

A fern bathed in afternoon light in Ball’s Clearing Reserve, Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand

Safe From Harm

Saved from logging Ball’s Clearing Reserve is a beautiful ancient stand of native bush

Safe From Harm II

Saved from logging Ball’s Clearing Reserve is a beautiful and ancient stand of native bush

Just past Puketitiri at the base of the Kaweka Ranges this forest is a must visit for nature lovers. It’s also home to Pekapeka, NZ’s endangered long-tailed bat

Sunlight Fern

A fern in afternoon light in New Zealand native bush

Safe From Harm IV

Ball’s Clearing Reserve is an outstanding example of dense virgin podocarp forest

Just past Puketitiri at the base of the Kaweka Ranges this forest is a must visit for nature lovers. It’s also home to Pekapeka, NZ’s endangered long-tailed bat. The forest escaped the widespread forest milling which was prominent in the area in the 1930’s as well as the extensive fires in the 1940’s

Safe From Harm III

A huge native tree on the trail in Ball’s Clearing Reserve. Saved from logging Ball’s Clearing Reserve is a beautiful and ancient stand of native bush

Just past Puketitiri at the base of the Kaweka Ranges this forest is a must visit for nature lovers. It’s also home to Pekapeka, NZ’s endangered long-tailed bat. The forest escaped the widespread forest milling which was prominent in the area in the 1930’s as well as the extensive fires in the 1940’s