Tales of Tiritiri

Date posted: 25-Jun-2014

Your 'tales of Tiritiri' are now on the website! As part of our 25th Anniversary..

2014 Photo Competition

Date posted: 07-Jun-2014

The results are out! Many thanks to our judge Bruce Shanks for doing such a wonderful jo..

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..

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..

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)