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Author: Neville Mace

Tairua – removing seedling mangroves from Pepe Stream

But I would appreciate the opportunity to clarify some points in an independent forum. To those of you who made these comments I would like to reply. 1) We are neither sad nor ignorant. I am a trained horticulturist with over 50 years’ experience in the propagation and growing native plants, and, the implementation of hundreds of plantings including wetland revegetation 2) I believe people have missed the point of our letter. Firstly, we have never seen mangroves as an impediment to our view. Pohutukawa do that just fine. We are suggesting the removal of the seedlings within the sandy areas...

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Removing seedling mangroves from Pepe Stream

We believed this to be an open forum with reasonable debate and opinions offered. This appears not to be the case. Some abusive replies from a fanatical minority have convinced my wife to withdraw from the discussion. But I would appreciate the opportunity to clarify some points in an independent forum. To those of you who made these comments I would like to reply We are neither sad nor ignorant. I am a trained horticulturist with over 50 years’ experience in the propagation and growing native plants, and, the implementation of hundreds of plantings including wetland revegetation ...

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