9 Dec 2019

Kauri at risk of extinction

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 2:32 pm on 9 December 2019
Kauri trees

Kauri trees Photo: RNZ/Dan Cook

The mighty Kauri tree is under threat right now due to the die back disease. Millions of years ago the strong, tall and canopy-heavy trees were in abundance, but now faces possible extinction.

Scientist and historian Joanna Orwin tells us what the future holds for our native giant. 

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