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by Kate Boyle 

JJ 45 cover

This article explores different aspects of this New Zealand tree, including a description of its preferred habitat, the special features that help it survive, the creatures that live in or on it, and the significance it has for Māori. Students also learn that pōhutukawa are in danger from people and from possums – these trees need help to survive.

Gold 1

Series: Junior Journal 45, Level 2, 2012

Learning area: English, Science

Colour wheel level: Gold

Curriculum level: 2

Category: Non-fiction

Related titles: Listed in TSM

Topics: article, New Zealand, tree, habitat, survive, creatures, Māori, pōhutukawa, endangered

In: Junior Journal 45, Level 2, 2012

Publication date: January 2012

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