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Dunedin Botanic Garden (Level III) in New Zealand opens new ethnobotanical treasured plants trail

Fifty-five native plants have been recognised as so treasured that they are classified as taonga (treasured) species in the 1998 Ngai Tahu Claims Settlement Act. Many grow in the Dunedin Botanic Garden and have been gathered into a new treasured plants trail through the upper garden. The trail is based on stories in Treasures of Tane (Huia Publishers), Portobello journalist Rob Tipa's new book documenting traditional uses of the plants of Ngai Tahu.

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Monday, June 24, 2019