New Zealand was one of the last places on earth to be reached by humans. In this short time, people have struck up a remarkable relationship with the trees; using them for medicine, food, construction, recreation, spirituality, and scientific endeavours.

Click on a plant below to learn about its role in history,  it’s interaction with people, and how it has been put to use over the years.

celery-pine karaka kowhai mangeao

manuka ngaio nikau pohutukawa
puriri rimu tawa totara
tree-fuchsia tutu wharangi whau


Shrubs, Ferns, Vines & Climbers

bush-lawyer cooks-scruvy-grass kakabeak kiekie

king-fern supplejack three-kings-kaikomako wood-rose

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