The famous kauri tree Tane Mahuta, in Northland's Waipoua Forest. Kauri have just been classified as threatened by the Department of Conservation. Photo: File

After 20 million years, New Zealand’s kauri trees are officially ‘threatened’

New classification comes as a disease killing the trees spreads through the forests

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The famous kauri tree Tane Mahuta, in Northland's Waipoua Forest. Kauri have just been classified as threatened by the Department of Conservation. Photo: File
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