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totara

(ˈtəʊtərə)
n
(Plants) a tall coniferous forest tree, Podocarpus totara, of New Zealand, having a hard durable wood
[Māori]
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Noun1.totara - valuable timber tree of New Zealand yielding hard reddish wood used for furniture and bridges and wharvestotara - valuable timber tree of New Zealand yielding hard reddish wood used for furniture and bridges and wharves
genus Podocarpus, Podocarpus - evergreen trees or shrubs; sometimes classified as member of the family Taxaceae
conifer, coniferous tree - any gymnospermous tree or shrub bearing cones
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Its already involved in growing forest-grade podocarp species rimu, totara, matai, kahikatea, miro and kauri, and also has a large order book for manuka, kanuka and other pioneer species.
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9) for example: "Kua hinga te totara o te wao nui a Tane (The totara of the great forest of Tane has fallen)".
In early December a herd of 10,000 Merino/Lincoln and Leicester crossbreed sheep was slaughtered at a purpose-built slaughter site on NZALC's Totara estate near Oamaru.
In early December, a flock of 10,000 Merino/Lincoln and Leicester crossbreed sheep was slaughtered at a purpose-built slaughter on NZALC's Totara After seven days of loading, disaster struck when the compressor crankshaft broke, causing the loss of the 643 carcases stowed.
64) Maori awareness of marine woodborers can be inferred by their utilisation of New Zealand Totara (Totara podocarpus) as the primary wood for waka construction, a timber which offered some protection against woodborers.
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Wiremu Puke carved a replica carving in totara wood of a wooden panel collected by Joseph Banks, botanist of Captain James Cook's first visit to New Zealand in 1769.
A mighty totara has fallen, but the forest remains strong and Robin's legacy will go on.
Extracts from the Totara and Manuka trees act in a similar way to broccoli, according to scientists from a New Zealand report.