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puka

(ˈpuːkɑː)
n, pl puka
(Plants) NZ another name for broadleaf2
[Māori]
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Noun1.puka - South American shrub or small tree having long shining evergreen leaves and panicles of green or yellow flowers
genus Griselinia, Griselinia - evergreen shrubs of New Zealand and South America
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
2.puka - small roundheaded New Zealand tree having large resinous leaves and panicles of green-white flowers
genus Meryta, Meryta - small to medium evergreen dioecious trees of oceanic climates: puka
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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In addition, Yapak Beach or Puka Shell Beach, the second largest beach in Boracay named after the prevalent white puka seashells, also ranked 25th on the list.
Consequently, the garbage collection contracts were irregular and the residents may not have received the services contracted," reads the report.n March this year, former Environment executive Larry Wambua responding to a request by MCA Millicent Jagero on firms contracted to collect garbage by City Hall, 14 names were given and Puka Investment was not one of them.
On June 1, 2017, he allocated Puka Investment company to collect garbage as requested by Ojiayo.
Together with Papua New Guineas Minister for Bougainville Affairs, the Hon Sir Puka Temu MP, I visited Bougainville.
Somewhere within the island of Boracay, there is another white sand beach called Puka, named for the numerous puka shells you find in its shores.
Their mission was clear and well pronounced: Save Boracay's threatened species-the marine turtles that nest on its beaches, the puka shell that makes Puka Shell Beach sands uniquely cool, the long-tailed macaque, the migratory birds, and Boracay's other tourist attraction, such as the bats, the flying foxes or fruit bats, and their smaller cousins, the insect bats.
The forest near Puka Beach in Boracay's Barangay Yapak is home or roosting site for the flying fox, so-called because it looks like a winged fox.
possibly the most beautiful beach in Asia." Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) of Boracay Island also took the 25th spot.
The offer includes two nights at the four star Adina Apartment Hotel, Auckland, a Waitangi Tour, two nights at the four star Edgewater Apartments, Paihia, two nights at the four star Grand Mercure Puka Park, two nights at the four star Millennium Hotel Rotorua, a Tamaki Hangi and Concert evening, a floatplane to White Island and Mount Tarawera, a Te Puia Admission and Steam Box Lunch, two nights at the four star QT Wellington, a Martinborough Wine Tasting Tour, an Interislander Ferry, three nights at the four star Bay of Many Coves, two nights at the five star Hapuku Lodge Kaikoura, a Maori Tour and Kaikoura Cultural Highlights experience, two nights at the four star The George Christchurch and a day return train from TranzAlpine to Arthurs Pass.
The offer includes two nights at the four star Adina Apartment Hotel, Auckland, a Waitangi Tour, two nights at the four star Edgewater Apartments, Paihia, two nights at the four star Grand Mercure Puka Park, two nights at the four star Millennium Hotel Rotorua, a Tamaki Hangi and Concert evening, a floatplane to White Island and Mount Tarawera, Te Puia Admission and Steam Box Lunch, two nights at the four star QT Wellington, a Martinborough Wine Tasting Tour, an Interislander Ferry, three nights at the four star Bay of Many Coves, two nights at the five star Hapuku Lodge Kaikoura, Maori Tour and Kaikoura Cultural Highlights experience, two nights at the four star The George Christchurch and a day return train from TranzAlpine to Arthurs Pass.
Drone shot of Puka beach after the coastal cleanup.Photo taken on June 4, 2018 Image Credit: DENR IANS