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  1. Professor Peter J. de Lange FLS has been awarded the Loder Cup for 2017. His nomination came from the New Zealand Botanical Society and New Zealand Plant Conservation Network, with support from other regional botanical societies and conservation organizations. The award was made at the Beehive on June 8 2017 as part of the annual Green Ribbon Awards
  2. Almost 2000 new species of plant have been discovered in the past year, according to a report by the UK's Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew.
  3. Read about myrtle rust on mainland New Zealand, a rare plant expedition to the Tin Range, Stewart Island and much more
  4. Debra Wotton along with staff at Otari-Wiltons Bush and Canterbury University work to save a critically endangered Canterbury endemic
  5. MPI has moved quickly and initiated a Restricted Place notice to restrict the movement of any plants and people at the site in Kerikeri where myrtle rust was detected.