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Monthly Archives: June 2013

A year of significant change

Our Annual Report 2012 has been released. Highlights include the retirement of John Nott after 38 years as Trustee and 11 years as Chairman.  The instigation of a design project in conjunction with EIT School of Arts and Design.  Preparation of a Resource Kit and continued plantings in the Arboretum.  

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Guthrie-Smith legacy flourishing

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Herbert Guthrie-Smith would be a very, very happy man, if he could see his legacy today. If he was to travel through time, he would see how some of the land he farmed all those decades ago has been developed into a landscape of trees and a haven for native birds – now the Guthrie-Smith […]

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It doesn’t have to be Christmas to stand under mistletoe

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Mistletoes are semi-parasitic plants with green leaves or stems that photosynthesise but rely on a host tree or shrub for water and nutrients, we have seen some today at Guthrie-Smith. The Department of Conservation provides facts on mistletoes in New Zealand. Mistletoe berries Mistletoe in the Kanuka Growing out of the Five Finger Growing in Caprosma

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