Environment

Horticulture and plants

Some plants prospered in 2012, like sauvignon blanc grapes and forestry plantations; others, such as kauri and kiwifruit, were threatened by disease.

  • High flyers in horticultural industry

    A summary of the wine, fruit, and forestry industries in 2012.
  • Kauri is 2012 plant of the year

    In 2012 the New Zealand Plant Conservation Network named New Zealand’s native kauri tree its plant of the year, following voting from the public. Yet this mighty species is under attack by a microscopic plant disease spread by humans.
  • Ko te kauri te tipu o te tau 2012

    I te tau 2012 i tohua e te Roopu Hononga Koiora Taiao ki Aotearoa ko te rākau tūturu o Aotearoa, te kauri, te tipu o te tau, whai muri i te pōtitanga a te iwi whānui. Heoi anō, kei te noho mōrearea tēnei momo rākau nui e tētahi tahumaero tipu mōkitokito ka hōrapahia e te tangata.
  • 2012 Yearbook horticulture and forestry tables

    A collection of tables that provide a snapshot of horticulture and forestry in 2012.
Image, a female cone from a kauri, one of New Zealand's distinctive native trees.
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