Wellington Botanical Gardens Memorial Register
Agathus australis - kauri - Treehouse - 7

photographed by P C Tomlinson on 15/04/10

Kauri gum can be used in

varnish, paint and linolelum.

Gum can be dug up from land where kauri forest used to grow.

Thousands of gum diggers worked in Northland in the 19th Century.

location:

In the National Bank Courtyard at the rear of theTreehouse

comments:

Bronze plaque on the surrounding seats.

category: trees - memorial and commemorative