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Whareroa Station

Whareroa Station

Whareroa Station is a large farm on Western Bay Rd, to the west of Lake Taupo. Whareroa converted nearly 600ha of sheep and beef farmland into Manuka plantations in Sept/Oct 2017. The plantations were funded via an Afforestation Grant Scheme (AGS) grant. The plants were planted at a density of 850 plants/ha so that the […]

Posted on February 27, 2020

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Cities Need Trees

Cities Need Trees

When I see articles and protests that are attacking the agriculture sector where animals are kept in cages and not allowed to free range, it seems fascinating to apply this theory to the human race from the viewpoint of where people live. People are crammed into cities. Cities have been around since the origin of […]

Posted on January 30, 2020

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Reflecting on 12 months in the Kauri Park World

Reflecting on 12 months in the Kauri Park World

2019 began with a large development for Kauri Park at the new Waipu premises. Having outgrown the Kaiwaka and Palmerston North sites Kauri Park began a new site on the northern side of the Brynderwyn range here in Northland, whilst our Kaiwaka nursery is on the southern side. The site is situated in a high […]

Posted on December 4, 2019

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Production 2020

Production 2020

The bulk of the 2019 planting projects for the Kauri Park clients are finished. Labour Weekend is the date where we focus our activities from delivering plants out the gate to preparing and producing plants for next season. 2019 has been another productive year for NZ planting up streams and waterways and many other mitigation […]

Posted on October 31, 2019

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Carbon is OK in the Carbon Cycle

Carbon is OK in the Carbon Cycle

Everyone is entitled to their opinion on climate change, and a long list of futuristic tragedies have been predicted over the past three decades. With the start of 2020 now only three months away, most of these predictions are turning out to be misinformation. This month we will try to take out the emotion, and start […]

Posted on September 30, 2019

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Half a Million Plants a Week

Half a Million Plants a Week

It is the middle of planting season and Kauri Park are sending over 500,000 plants a week out the gates. This is a logistical challenge that is driven by the customer and their success in implementing projects on time with highest quality. Our client’s success is what is driving our trucks out the gate every […]

Posted on September 4, 2019

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Active, Beautiful, Clean Waters Programme

Active, Beautiful, Clean Waters Programme

Driven by the vision of sparkling rivers with landscaped banks, kayakers paddling leisurely in the streams with clean waterways flowing into the picturesque lakes, Singapore has undertaken the challenge of transforming into a City of Gardens and Water. ​​ Over the years, Singapore has gradually developed network of about 8,000km of waterways and 17 reservoirs […]

Posted on July 31, 2019

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Kauri Park at Mystery Creek Fieldays 2019

Kauri Park at Mystery Creek Fieldays 2019

Kauri Park Nurseries exhibited for the 6th successive year at the Mystery Creek Fieldays in June 2019. There is strong enthusiasm from farmers and landowners for reforesting their marginal and erosion prone land. We also had a notable visit from the Minister of Conservation the Hon Eugenie Sage. Minister of Conservation the Hon Eugenie Sage […]

Posted on June 28, 2019

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Making Business Modern

Making Business Modern

The headline was the theme for the 2019 NZPPI annual conference in Christchurch this year. What does this really mean and by just observing how fast the pace of change in the world today is, the question was “What Does Modern Look Like”? We attended to find out what this could be, and the following […]

Posted on May 29, 2019

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Million Metres Streams Project

Million Metres Streams Project

When asked to put into your mind an image of clean water in New Zealand we probably will think of a Southern Alps landscape with a picturesque glacier melt lake. Or we may think of a beautiful spring fed stream like this one in Putaruru, Waikato. At Kauri Park we are involved in many restoration […]

Posted on May 2, 2019

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