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Waipoua Forest is Northland's largest native forest and is home to an abundance of rare native wildlife. You can also find Tāne Mahuta (Lord of the Forest) and Te Matua Ngahere (Father of the Forest), Aotearoa New Zealand's famous ancient Kauri. Tāne Mahuta is the largest Kauri in Aotearoa New Zealand and is estimated to be around 2,000 years old. Te Matua Ngahere is estimated to be between 2,500 and 3,000 years old.
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