Date posted: 07-Jun-2014
The results are out! Many thanks to our judge Bruce Shanks for doing such a wonderful jo..
Date posted: 25-Nov-2013
The latest issue of the New Zealand Journal of Ecology is dedicated entirely to Tiritiri..
Date posted: 22-Oct-2013
Our new recipe book, Gourmet on Tiritiri Matangi Island - Second helpings, has just..
Date posted: 09-Sep-2013
Watch out for coverage in the national media this week for a new campaign by 'Include a Charity ..
Date posted: 27-Jan-2013
It is that time of year again, when we are looking for entries to our photographic c..
Date posted: 03-Oct-2012
Many thanks to Pieter Huisman who made this short film of the wonderful Jazz concert hel..
Date posted: 15-Aug-2012
Sadly, Greg the Takahe died on Sunday 12th August. As many Island regulars will know, Greg had b..
Date posted: 03-Aug-2012
It's Kiwi survey time again on the Island. Here are some selected highlights from a report by Ma..
Date posted: 16-Mar-2012
Yet again we are running our almost famous photo competition on the island so please get your ca..
Date posted: 27-Feb-2012
Artwork for our Kokako Week event is now being delivered to the Island by our visiting artists a..
|Botanical name:||Melicope ternata|
A 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.
Photography by Neil Davies © (top, right) and by Peter Craw © (bottom, left)