Kauri Dieback - July 4, 2018

The kauri tree is among the most ancient trees in the world and native to our beautiful country. Found in the upper North Island regions, this magnificent tree that can live for over 2000 years could now be facing extinction. The kauri Dieback Disease is caused by a microscopic pathogen that infects kauri roots and literally starves trees to death. There is no cure for kauri dieback and the disease can be spread by just a pinhead of soil. This is why its important to know how you can help to protect our taonga . We can help reduce its spread by cleaning boots and equipment and avoiding kauri tree… Read More