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Botanic Garden

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

June 2019

Treasured Plants Tour

29/06/2019, 1:30pm3:00pm
Botanic Garden, Opoho Road
Dunedin, Otago 9010 New Zealand
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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,…

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