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Thread: Photos from 5 Days in South Westland

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    Photos from 5 Days in South Westland

    Please refer to my other post which has the photos + text added correctly
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    Cracker photos. Its that all Rata in the pictures? Looks an awesome place.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kiwijames View Post
    Cracker photos. Its that all Rata in the pictures? Looks an awesome place.
    +1 on the rate, no possums up there, awesome to see

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    Quote Originally Posted by 223nut View Post
    +1 on the rate, no possums up there, awesome to see
    The Rata was in FULL flower all the way down the Highway to Jackson's Xmas/New Year too
    There were dead coons on the road - # prob low but !!
    Do they only Flower every occasional year ??

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    Awesome!! Fascinating country

    Flowering has a lot to do with weather conditions. "They" say when the rata flowers well we're in for a dry summer - which has been the case on the coast (bar a couple big recent rains) and certainly in Southland (driest year/summer ever recorded).
    I'm drawn to the mountains and the bush, it's where life is clear, where the world makes the most sense.



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