Why Kauri are so important
Kauri are a cornerstone of the indigenous forest ecosystems of the Upper North Island.
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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.
The Kauri Science Plan has been developed by New Zealand and international experts and thought leaders.
The science plan will build on existing knowledge, operational research and identifies short-term and long-term science needed to save kauri."
Consultation Round Three
is Now Closed
We heard your views on:
- A proposed National Pest Management Plan
- Two options for the National Management Agency required to implement the plan and deliver on the strategy.