The Forest for the Trees (digital edition)

This is an extensive and user-friendly guide to the ecological restoration of native forest and wetlands in Waikato, New Zealand, focusing on the use of eco-sourced native trees shrubs and other plants.

Note: This book has been published by the author’s business, Forest Flora NZ. It was designed and prepared for digital publication by Hurricane Press. It is available at

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Wayne Bennett

About the author

Wayne Bennett has had a lifetime of experience propagating and growing native plants of the Waikato. Wayne started collecting seed and propagating plants to regenerate native bush around his new home near Ngaruawahia. He has more than 25 years of experience establishing native trees and observing the natural succession of native plant species.



Author: Wayne Bennett

ISBN: 978-0-473-45475-3

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