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$1.3 million to help eradicate Northland's wilding pines 

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A $1.3 million financial fillip will help Northland rid itself of wilding pines.

Northland Regional Council has been awarded $1.3 million of funding for 2021-22 under the National Wilding Conifer Control Programme.

Regional council chairwoman Penny Smart said the funding creates a significant opportunity to make further progress in the battle against wilding pines in the region.

The funding includes $960,000 for the Far North (Te Hiku area) and $340,000 for Whang─ürei Heads (including Parua Bay)....

Visit the Northern Advocate online for the full article and photo of dying wilding pines at Kauri Mountain Beach