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Glossary

An alphabetical glossary of technical terms used on the site.

Kākāriki

Parakeet species native to New Zealand.

Kiore

A type of rat introduced to New Zealand by Polynesian settlers.

Kumarahou

New Zealand native shrub, also known as gumdigger’s soap or poverty weed.

Kurī

A type of dog introduced to New Zealand by Polynesian settlers.

Kyoto protocol

An international agreement, reached in 1997 in Kyoto, Japan, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from industrialised countries.

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