Rua: Mānuka

Despite being perhaps one of the more important native plants in New Zealand, for most of the 20th century Mānuka was viewed as a noxious weed. However, with greater research and understanding, Mānuka has had almost a complete reversal in its relationship with the New Zealand people.

Honey made from the Mānuka flower is recognised as a valuable food and health item and is a popular overseas export, with research suggesting its quality medicinal and antibacterial properties.

1 Requirement

  1. Earn 500 Points