Round three of consultation on the future protection of kauri is now open
Why Kauri are so important
Kauri are a cornerstone of the indigenous forest ecosystems of the Upper North Island.
Controlled Area Notices
To help fight kauri dieback, some tracks are now under a Controlled Area Notice. Learn what you need to do to comply.
Find out about the latest Track closures and Upgrades
Kauri are one of Aotearoa's unique taonga
Kauri trees are found amongst other native trees throughout the Upper North Island. But kauri dieback disease is threatening kauri with extinction. There is no cure for kauri dieback disease, it can be spread by just a pinhead of soil, and you can't tell by looking whether a tree is infected or not. But kauri will be saved – by people like you.
Latest Track Updates
Track construction is underway on the Kauri Coast District to help prevent the spread of kauri dieback.
Latest Science Reports
High temperatures to kill kauri dieback?
Or is alkaline the way to go?
Can we use these tools in the forest to fight kauri dieback?