More wetapunga for Tiritiri

Date posted: 24-Apr-2014

Come to Tiritiri on 1 May and join us for the release of 150 wetapunga! We are celeb..

25th Anniversary Quiz Night

Date posted: 01-Apr-2014

The Supporters are holding a Quiz Night as part of our 25th Anniversary celebrations. It..

2014 Photo Competition

Date posted: 31-Mar-2014

The deadline for this year's photo competition is just one month away! The com..

25th Annniversary celebrations

Date posted: 04-Dec-2013

The Supporters of Tiritiri Matangi (SoTM) turned 25 in October 2013! We are planning lot..

Ecology Journal marks 25 years of Tiritiri

Date posted: 25-Nov-2013

The latest issue of the New Zealand Journal of Ecology is dedicated entirely to Tiritiri..

New recipe book

Date posted: 22-Oct-2013

Our new recipe book, Gourmet on Tiritiri Matangi Island - Second helpings, has just..

New bequests initiative

Date posted: 09-Sep-2013

Watch out for coverage in the national media this week for a new campaign by 'Include a Charity ..

New 2014 Calendar now available

Date posted: 03-Sep-2013

Our stunning new calendar is now available. For just $15 you'll have a wonderful selection of ph..

Our Response to the draft CMS

Date posted: 05-Feb-2013

Your committee has just submitted our response to the Draft Conservation Management Strategy (CM..

2013 Photo Competition

Date posted: 27-Jan-2013

It is that time of year again, when we are looking for entries to our photographic c..

Wharangi

Botanical name:  Melicope ternata
Maori name:  Wharangi
Height:  6 metres

Wharangi seedsA handsome shrub or small tree with shiny yellowish green leaves.

These have a distinctive strong citrus smell when crushed as Melicope belong to the citrus family.

Small yellowish green flowers in early spring followed by brown capsules each with 4 small pods containing one black seed from late spring to late summer.

Wharangi











Photography by
Neil Davies © (top, right) and by Peter Craw © (bottom, left)