Author: kauritree

Our homes and how we use them…

Since the pandemic began, we are having to readjust our homes to give us space to focus in all areas of our life. It has never been so stretched, and we find ourselves in newly defined ‘work’ and ‘play’ zones. This may change for some of us, and we will go back to our respective […]

Repair or despair……

The problem : When our old sofas, chairs or footstools finally give out, many of us would think,“Great, lets buy a new one!”. However, it can be sad to lose a ‘trusted friend’ that has offered comfort and support for so many years. The solution to this problem is simple – do not throw it […]

So, what exactly is a Kauri Tree ?

Agathis, commonly known as kauri or dammara, is a genus of 22 species of evergreen tree. The genus is part of the ancient conifer family Araucariaceae, a group once widespread during the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods, but now largely restricted to the Southern Hemisphere except for a number of extant Malesian Agathis Description Mature kauri […]