This project recieved funding in 2020, 2021, and 2022.
It promotes the success of Ngutukākā recovery by locating plants in sites safe from browsing damage, where they can be effectively cared for, to yield expanded seed and cuttings supply for preservation of this species; and identifying suitable planting locations in secure urban, park or collections to spread risk.
Ngutukākā is seriously threatened with extinction in the wild. Its conservation status is Nationally Critical. Only about 150 plants are known in the wild.