The oldest kauri tree in the world, in New Zealand, has a name: Tane Mahuta—or lord of the forest in Maori. It's about 2,500 years old. If exploring the west coast of the Northland, stop for a moment and imagine all the world events that this tree has shouldered through.
By AFAR Traveler, AFAR Contributor
State Highway 12, Waipoua Kauri Forest 0376, New Zealand