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Precious Cargo - Kauri Seedlings Find Sanctuary at Rotoroa Island

One hundred Kauri seedlings - from the iconic Colin McCahon House, have a new home on NEXT environmental initiative Rotoroa Island. The seedlings have been planted on the island to try and save them from the deadly disease Kauri dieback. 

They are particularly treasured because they come from the trees featured in many of McCahon’s famous paintings. Newshub filed this report.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

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One hundred Kauri seedlings - from the iconic Colin McCahon House, have a new home on NEXT environmental initiative Rotoroa Island. The seedlings have been planted on the island to try and save them from the deadly disease Kauri dieback. 

They are particularly treasured because they come from the trees featured in many of McCahon’s famous paintings. Newshub filed this report.