Story: Shelter on farms

Trimmed macrocarpa hedge (1st of 6)

Trimmed macrocarpa hedge

Macrocarpa (Cupressus macrocarpa) is one of the most widely used shelter-belt species. This dense, closely trimmed and effective shelter belt is better managed than many.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Melanie Lovell-Smith

How to cite this page:

Allan Gillingham, 'Shelter on farms - Planted shelter belts', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 October 2016)

Full story by Allan Gillingham, published 24 Nov 2008