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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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Never Leave the Playground

Never Leave the Playground

Our supply of plants into projects covers many spectrums of end uses. Manuka for the honey industry, revegetation for water quality and the environment, Griselinea littoralis for every hedge in Auckland, nearly, Lomandra Tanika for every car park, nearly, because they work. While these projects are important and valuable, they are also similar to each […]

Posted on March 29, 2019

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Why are we in the game of running a business?

Why are we in the game of running a business?

During the months of December and January the management teams at Kauri Park get together a number of times to plan the following 12-24 months. It is a fun and challenging time with no ideas discounted as not worth tabling. In one of the exercises this year, the owners of Kauri Park were asked a […]

Posted on February 27, 2019

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1 Billion Tree Fund

1 Billion Tree Fund

The Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) has launched a revised Afforestation Grant Scheme (AFS) for forestry plantations. This scheme is now known as the 1 Billion Trees Fund (1BT fund). The 1BT fund offers financial grants for Indigenous species, Manuka/Kanuka, Reversion and Radiata Pine & Exotic species. Each of these Tree type categories have a […]

Posted on February 1, 2019

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25 Years of Kauri Park

25 Years of Kauri Park

In 1993 saw the beginnings of Kauri Park. John Wearmouth had long been in the occupation of growing crops. In the early days John and his brother Kelvin were market gardeners growing crops such as pumpkins, melons, squash and put in kiwano’s for good measure. John had progressed onto growing Zantedeschia and his sons were […]

Posted on November 30, 2018

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