Within our logo lies the very essence of Reconnecting Northland

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Korari / Harakeke / NZ Flax

A symbol of connectivity – both for our biodiversity and our peoples

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  • An important food source for native birds and insects
  • A unique restoration plant – grown in wetlands and dunes, stream banks and forest margins
  • An indicator of healthy and flourishing natural environments
  • A taonga in traditional and contemporary Maori society
  • Strong and versatile, used for clothing, fabrics, ropes, building, fishing, medicine, food, weaving and artwork
  • Central to trade and industry in the early days of European settlement