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Native New Zealand shrub or bush

We will select a shrub or bush species on your behalf and appropriate for the site it's planted on. You will be informed of the species once your shrub has been planted and recorded.

$20.00

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LARGE native New Zealand tree

We will select an appropriate tree species on your behalf, depending on the planting site. You will be informed of the species once the tree has been planted and recorded.

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Mapou
Myrisine Australis  

$50.00

A very attractive and hardy plant that is often mistaken for a Pittosporum. With its red stems and crinkled leaves it is a very attractive small tree. It produces an abundance of seed scattered along the branches, which is purple or black when ripe. It is dispersed by wax eyes and young seedlings are common around the parent tree.

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Kanuka
Kunzea Ericoides  

$50.00

In New Zealand, Kānuka can grow up to 30 metres high with a trunk up to one metre across. Small but abundant flowers it can colour a whole hillside white, almost giving the appearance of snow cover. The wood is very hard.

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Olearia
Olearia paniculata  

$50.00

A great coastal small tree. Green wavy foliage with attractive silver-white underside. Hardy Grows to 3m. Prefers good drainage.

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Lacebark
Hoheria Angustifolia  

$50.00

Poplar - like with large white start-like scented flowers late summer. Semi-deciduous. Grows fast. A good screen or shelter tree.

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Broadleaf
Griselinia Littoralis  

$50.00

An everygreen coastal tree. leaves are oval, alternate, leathery, glossy yellow-green. 50-100 flowers on one 2-5cm panacles. Small black berry.

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Coprosma
Coprosma Robusta  

$50.00

Coprosma robusta is found in lowland forest or shrub throughout New Zealand and almost to the south of the South Island. It has dark green leaves approximately 5-13cm long and 3-4 cm wide. The tree itself is either a shrub or small tree that can grow up to 6m tall. The stipules have a single, shiny black gland at the tips. When berries are present, they are orange, 8-9mm long and can take up to a year to ripen.

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Titoki
Alectryon excelsus  

$50.00

An attractive tree with glossy mid green pinnate leaves, generally with serrated edges. The fresh young growth is paler in colour with a reddish tinge. Scarlet seed capsules split to reveal shiny black seed, like precious jewels. Hardiness: Hardy. Height by Width: 4 x 4m An oil pressed from the fruits relieved earache, weak eyes, sores, bruises and sprains.

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Miro
Podocarpaceae Podocarpus Ferrugineus  

$50.00

Tall tree with trunk to 1m diameter. Matures in 400-600 years. Flowers appear in September followed by plum-like fruit maturing in August. Lives in lowland forests throughout New Zealand. Seedlings prefer canopy to grow under.

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Kahikatea/White Pine
Podocarpaceae Dacrydioides  

$50.00

Tall tree with trunk 2m or more, matures at 250-400 years. Leaves scale-like set closely on weeping branches. Flowers appear in September, ripening to pale blue seed(March) followed by black nut-like seed on a fleshy orange base in May. Abundant in high rainfall areas an lowland swampy forest throughout NZ.

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Five Finger
Pseudopanax arboreus  

$50.00

One of our commonest native trees, the Five Finger is a small, multi branched round-headed tree with thick spreading branches. It produces sweet scented flowers and is commonly found from sea level up to 760metres above sea level in forests and open scrub.

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Ngaio
Myoporaceae Myoporum Laetum  

$50.00

The Ngaio is a coastal tree reaching a height of 10 m. It has olive green leaves with small see-through oil glands. It has white flowers in late spring, followed by small purple fruit in autumn which is eaten by native birds. Easily propagated by wood cuttings from autumn to mid winter. Maori use crushed Ngaio leaves rubbed on their skin as an insect deterrent. An infusion of the leaves used as a hair rinse is said to impart a glossy sheen to dark hair. Chewing the leaves also stopped toothache.

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Cabbage Tree
Cordyline Australis  

$50.00

The Cabbage Tree is a distinctive feature of the New Zealand landscape, being sculptural and architectural in form. It is fast growing and narrow so fits easily into smaller spaces. Commonly found along forest margins, in clearings and around swamps, the Cabbage Tree bears many strongly scented flowers. Maori believe that if a Cabbage Tree flowers profusely a hot summer will follow. Parts of the tree were traditionally used by both Maori and European settlers for food, fuel and chimneys.The white heart shoot and base of youngest leaves were a delicacy to the early Maori. Large roots were dug up, split and slow cooked for 2 days- though fibrous, they contained both sugar and starch.

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Red Beech
Fagaceae Nothofagus fusca  

$50.00

Tall massive tree, with straight trunk to 2m diameter. Leaves are light green 2-4cm long sharply toothed. Small red flowers appear in spring, followed by nuts about 7mm long which drop from march to May. Red Beech is a lowland forest tree, widely dominant inthe South Island of New Zealand.

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Kowhai
Sophora microphylla  

$50.00

The Kowahi is renowned for its magnificent drooping bright yellow flowers and distinctive seed pods. The nectar in the base of the flowers is a favorite food for native birds, and the tree was used by Maori for its medicinal properties- infusing the bark and drinking the liquid to stop internal pains. It is found throughout New Zealand in forest margins, beside rivers, both on the coast and in inland open areas.

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Totara
Podocarpus Podocarpus Totara  

$50.00

The Totara is one of the magestic forest canopy trees. A mature Totara tree reaches up to 30 metres, although this takes over 100 years. The leaves are 2.5 cm long, narrow at both ends and are dull brownish-green. They are stiff and prickly to touch. Totara is also recognised by the distinctive bark, which flakes off in thick brown slabs. Like all podcarps, Totara trees have cones - male and female cones grow on separate trees. In autumn the female trees produce tiny green seeds which grow on top of the distinctive juicy red base. This is particularly attractive to birds. The Totara was a prized tree for Maori to make canoes.

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Akeake
Dodonaea viscosa  

$50.00

A hardy, fast growing tree with spreading branches. It produces small bunches of creamy white flowers. Common in coastal and lowland forest, the name means "Forever and ever. Maori used the wood for making clubs.

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Rimu/Red Pine
podocarpaceae Dacrydium Cupressinium  

$50.00

The rimu or red pine is one of New Zealand's most beautiful trees. Its trunk is straight with dark flaking bark. Its branches hang down giving a weeping appearance. Rimu is found in forests around New Zealand and birds are attracted to its small fruits. Life span is 800-900 years. the heart timber is beautifully grained and was used for house building and furniture. Early Maori used it for making spears, and the dry branches provided emergency torches. Rimu was also used to make canoes if the more highly prized Kauri and Totara were not available. There is a native stand of Rimu in Kaikoura - on the Fyffe Palmer bush walk.

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Black Beech
Nothofagus solandri  

$50.00

Often the dominant species in large forests, Black Beech is a tall tree with a trunk up to 1m thick and small oval leaves. The trunks and lower branches are often covered with a thick, black fungus that drips sweet liquid loved by native birds & wasps.

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Matai/ Black Pine
Podocarpaceae Podocarpus Spicatus  

$50.00

Matai is a slow growing lowland forest tree. Its flowers are yellow, and fruits are bluish-black, and are popular with wood pigeon and kaka in the summer. Its leaves are green on top, and grey-green underneath. Maturity is reached in 300 -600 years. Young branches were used to make eelpots as they are flexible but strong.

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Kohuhu
Pittosporum  

$50.00

A small evergreen tree with black stems and purple, "silver" and variegated leaves. Its flowers are very dark reddish-purple, and are scented only at night.

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Lemon Wood/Tarata
Pittosporum eugenioides  

$50.00

As an adult the Lemonwood is a large bushy tree, found all over New Zealand in forest clearings, margins and along stream banks. When its leaves are crushed they have a strong lemon smell, hence the name. The Maori mixed the lemon scented flowers with fat to anoint their bodies. Tarata gum was chewed after eating dried shark. Sachets filled with gum were worn around the neck.

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Koromiko
Hebe Salicifolia  

$50.00

A spreading shrub with willow-like, egg shaped, mid-green leaves to 5 inches long. Small white or pale lilac blue flowers bloom in short pendent racemes bloom in summer to 8 inches long.

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GPS Location

Your tree's 2 x 7-digit Global Positioning System (GPS) location will be recorded (see Terms and Conditions), so you, or your relatives, can visit your tree anytime in the future. Your tree's GPS location will be supplied within an e-card after planting.

$15.00

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Self Planting Occasion

If you would like to plant your tree(s) yourself, we offer a customised self planting occasion (one charge = to up to 5 trees). Please let us know your preferred date and the 'occasion' within the 'Instructions' box on following page - we'll be in touch!

$95.00

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Gift Certificate

Purchase a Gift Certificate for a relative or friend (Per tree or group of trees - no photos) Your certificate can include a message (please supply up to ten words of text - in the 'Instructions and General Comments' box on the next page)

$15.00

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Special Request - Tree(s) Planted on a Specific Date

Please include your planting date in the 'Instructions' box, on the next page. (One charge applies to all trees purchased - this option is included within the Self Planting option)

$20.00

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Special Request - Accompanied Tree Visit

If you would like us to help you visit your tree, a staff member will accompany you to the site. (Warning: Location could be wet, boggy, steep, long walk, etc.) T4T cannot be held responsible for your safety. Strong footwear will be required.

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