This video is part of the Meet the Locals series that was originally shown on TVNZ.
View the Footprints Waipoua video
(4 minute clip on YouTube)
Kauri are among the world's mightiest trees, growing to over 50 m tall, with trunk girths up to 16 m, and living for over 2,000 years.
Waipoua, and the adjoining forests of Mataraua and Waima, make up the largest remaining tract of native forest in Northland.