kahikatea


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kahikatea

(ˌkaɪkəˈtɪə)
n
(Plants) a tall New Zealand coniferous tree, Podocarpus dacrydioides, valued for its timber and resin. Also called: white pine
[Māori]
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Noun1.kahikatea - New Zealand evergreen valued for its light easily worked wood
conifer, coniferous tree - any gymnospermous tree or shrub bearing cones
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Panels of a pale-coloured wood liturgically pointed assemble to enclose and to elevate the voice: is it kahikatea, so readily riddled by the worm of the borer beetle but ideal for butter-boxes or heart kauri.?
The despatch boxes were made of carefully selected New Zealand timbers - rimu, Kahikatea and puriri - specially seasoned to withstand tropical conditions and were laminated to a thickness of one inch to ensure solidarity.
PUBLIC HEALTH nurses (PHNs) have had no professional nursing standards to guide their specialty, until a fouryear project reached fruition in June this year, with the launch of Te Rakau o te Uru Kahikatea Public Health Nursing Knowledge and Skills Framework 2017.
Ministry of Health (2007) Te Uru Kahikatea. The public health workforce development plan 2007-2016: Building a public health workforce for the 21st century.
Antipodes Water has also carved out two wetlands and reforested an area with 2,000 native kahikatea trees on the site of its bottling plant, and the company argues that this makes its product carbon positive.
Jenny Plane Te Paa, dean of Te Rau Kahikatea, in Auckland, New Zealand, will teach a course on global church politics, which will "explore the particular issues affecting indigenous Christians in our quest for God's justice."