Kauri Ora

Research on the health of kauri trees and their forests.

Conservation & Restoration

Ensuring susceptible plant species survive myrtle rust and kauri dieback.   The inventory of research outputs and resources can be found here: Conservation & Restoration
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Stopping Kauri Dieback in its Tracks

Selected native plant extracts may be able to attract and kill the spores of Phytophthora agathidicida – the pathogen causing kauri dieback, according to researchers.
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Control, Protect, Cure

This theme will incorporate research from across Ngā Rākau Taketake, with an emphasis on novel tools and approaches.   The inventory of research outputs and resources can be…
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Mobilising for Action

Focusing on the human dimensions of forest health management, specifically kauri dieback and myrtle rust.   The inventory of research outputs and resources can be…
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Risk Assessment & Ecosystem Impacts

Developing standardised measures to quantify the impact both kauri dieback and myrtle rust are having on the wider ecosystem.   The inventory of research outputs…
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Combating Pathogen Risk Using Genomics

To protect our native and production ecosystems from the invasion of new pathogens, rapid assessments of the potential impact of identified and unidentified pathogens are…
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Te Whakahononga

In an unprecedented effort to save some of the most immense lifeforms on the planet, the Te Whakahononga programme is fostering a multi-disciplinary collaboration which…
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Integrated Surveillance

A hapū-centric surveillance framework that focuses on the holistic health of the forest.   The inventory of research outputs and resources can be found here:…
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Tiaki mō Kauri: Citizens Combating Kauri Dieback

A community-led social science programme is bringing together researchers, communities and mana whenua to help save Aotearoa New Zealand’s iconic kauri tree.
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Host, Pathogen & Environment

Looking at the role environmental factors play on disease expression and severity, pathogen spread and establishment, as well as investigating plant pathogen genomes.   The inventory of research outputs and…
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Oranga – Wellbeing

Te mauri o te rakau, te mauri o te ngahere, te mauri o te tangata: Mātauranga Māori based solutions for kauri dieback and myrtle rust.  …
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Effectiveness of phosphite trials to be assessed

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Priority research investment: Māori-led research

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July 2020 quick update – Ngā Rākau Taketake

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Kauri Rescue Updates

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Ngarara in the Ngahere – a Toi Taiao Whakatairanga project

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