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Kānuka could halt kauri dieback disease, study finds

The cleansing powers of a small native tree could hold the key to helping scientists discover a way to stop the spread of kauri dieback. 

Kānuka, a small evergreen, has long been considered by the Ngāpuhi iwi to be a cleansing plant crucial to maintaining helathy forests. 

New research now suggests kānuka could actually help hault kauri dieback, in a research paper published on Monday.

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019