New edition of field guide published

Date posted: 07-May-2015

Anyone interested in New Zealand birds will be delighted to hear the latest edition of H..

Reduced boat fares for Supporters

Date posted: 07-May-2015

Once again, 360 Discovery are offering special winter fares for Supporters of Tiritiri M..

Tiritiri Concert on YouTube

Date posted: 27-Apr-2015

Those who enjoyed Caitlin Smith and Nigel Gavin's wonderful performance at this year's S..

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 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 ..

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..

Film of the Kokako Week Jazz Concert

Date posted: 03-Oct-2012

Many thanks to Pieter Huisman who made this short film of the wonderful Jazz concert hel..

Greg

Date posted: 15-Aug-2012

Sadly, Greg the Takahe died on Sunday 12th August. As many Island regulars will know, Greg had b..

Kiwi Survey a great success

Date posted: 03-Aug-2012

It's Kiwi survey time again on the Island. Here are some selected highlights from a report by Ma..

2012 Photo competition

Date posted: 16-Mar-2012

Yet again we are running our almost famous photo competition on the island so please get your ca..

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)