Whakamarama-Big Swamp

In 2017, we visited the area, botanising the upper reaches of the Ngamuwahine River, from the end of Whakamarama Rd on the Ngamarama Loop Track. This time we went downstream on the Leyland O’Brien Tramway, and branched off to travel up a tributary of the Ngamuwahine River. There was a No Botanising rule in force until we reached the target clearing – an open, boggy area in which there were signs of an old logging camp. Read more…Whakamarama – big swamp clearing March¬†2018