Hackfalls Arboretum - A treasure under threat

Thomsen, Kevin
August 2004
New Zealand Tree Grower;Aug2004, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p35
Provides information on Hackfalls Arboretum, a forest located in New Zealand. Description of the forest; Distinct quality of the oaks at Hackfalls; Views on the historical value of the forest.


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