- a New Zealand myrtaceous tree, Leptospermum scoparium, with strong elastic wood and aromatic leavesAlso called: red tea tree, kahikatoa
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I slew him with no other weapon than a canoe paddle of manuka wood.The adventures of Kimble Bent
Accordingly, he seized a firebrand, and thrust it into a pile of manuka, which instantly became a seething mass of flame.
But he was immediately struck down and his body thrown into a manuka bush.
This section when completed brought the line from Watten to Manuka, or, as the station is now called, "Corfield."Reminiscences of Queensland
William Henry Corfield
In a steamer chair, under a manuka tree that grew in the middle of the front grass patch, Linda Burnell dreamed the morning away.The Garden Party