Pricey tree dies after less than a year – One of 48 nikau palms gracing the $43.5 million upgrade of Queen St has died less than a year after being planted.
The cause of death remains a mystery but the contractor responsible for the native palms, Stuart Barton of the Specimen… [Auckland News]
One of the much vaunted and hyped and exensive nikau’s has croaked in Queen Street. Recompense should be sought from Hubbard, it was his dumb idea anyway.
He is soon to be flush with cash after putting his dodgy cereal business on the market. I hope the new owners simply ditch the brand and then no longer will I have to rummage past their products to get the one I really want.