Auckland - West

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Northern Rata

Northern Rata

Northern Rata

Seen on the way to Piha, near the Karekare turnoff. It isn’t really their flowering season — but they are gorgeous.

Northern Rata (metrosideros robusta) is a relative of the Pohutukawa, with very similar flowers, Rata blossom being a brighter red.

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