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Treasured Plants Tour

Saturday 29 June, 1:30pm3:00pm

FREE

Walk and talk with knowledgeable guides to learn about traditional uses of native plants displayed in the NZ native plant collection. Rua McCallum (Ngāi Tahu) will focus on plants used for the manufacture of textiles. Author Rob Tipa (Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Kahungunu) will look at some of the treasured taoka plants used in daily life by early Southern Māori. Musician Alistair Fraser will compare live plants with their final form as traditional Māori musical instruments. The Botanic Garden’s latest brochure, Treasured Plants Trail will also be launched.

Dunedin Botanic Garden, Opoho – location will be notified on booking

Saturday 29 June, 1.30‒3pm, rain or shine. FREE; limited places – registration essential

Contact dcc@dcc.govt.nz             03 477 4000

 

Details

Date:
Saturday 29 June
Time:
1:30pm – 3:00pm
Cost:
FREE
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Organiser

Dunedin Botanic Garden
Phone:
03 477 4000
Email:
03 477 4000
Website:
http://www.dunedinbotanicgarden.co.nz/

Venue

Botanic Garden
Opoho Road
Dunedin, Otago 9010 New Zealand
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Phone:
03 477 4000
Website:
http://www.dunedinbotanicgarden.co.nz/