"An Appetite for Iron". A very strong country tree in Hawkes Bay. New Zealand.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua
S 39° 45.540 E 176° 37.920
60H E 468477 N 5598926
Quick Description: A tree that eats iron, standing tall and strong in the farming countryside of Hawkes Bay.
Location: North Island, New Zealand
Date Posted: 1/17/2011 3:17:48 PM
Waymark Code: WMAHM9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
Views: 7

Long Description:
Take a drive out into the Hawkes Bay countryside and discover this large Macrocarpa tree that has been regularly taking its vitamin tablets every day, munching through the Iron of an old piece of machinery left propped against its trunk many years ago.

The hungry tree is on the fenceline beside the road, at the driveway entrance to a remote country farm. It can be clearly seen and photographed without entering any private property.
Location: Anaroa Rd near Raukawa.
Type of Tree: Macrocarpa tree.

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Punga and Paua visited "An Appetite for Iron".  A very strong country tree in Hawkes Bay. New Zealand. 1/20/2011 Punga and Paua visited it