Dawn Chorus Trip

Date posted: 08-Sep-2016

UPDATE 21st September: The trip is now full and there is a short waiting list. You can co..

2016 AGM

Date posted: 06-Sep-2016

The 2016 AGM will be held at the Kohia Centre at 7:30 pm on Monday 19th September. Click her..

New hihi film

Date posted: 30-Jul-2016

A wonderful new film describing the hihi story on Tiritiri Matangi has now been added to the hih..

New Wildside video

Date posted: 29-Jul-2016

Click here (https://blog.doc.govt.nz/2016/06/21/tiritiri-matangi-volunteers/) to view a wo..

2016 Photo competetion winners

Date posted: 04-Jun-2016

This year's winning photographs have been decided. Click here (/photocomp2016) to see the wonder..

Great new ferry fares for Supporters

Date posted: 04-Jun-2016

Thanks to our ferry company, 360 Discovery (https://www.fullers.co.nz/destinations/tiritiri-mata..

More plaudits for Tiritiri Matangi

Date posted: 04-Jun-2016

Recognition of the wonderful experience visitors have when visiting the Island has been recognis..

Reports for 2015-2016

Date posted: 04-Jun-2016

Reports for the 2015-16 breeding season for kokako and hihi have been added to the website. ..

Guided walks for Photographers

Date posted: 07-Apr-2016

If your interest is in wildlife photography please join us on Tiritiri Matangi Islan..

Nukes Aloud on Tiritiri Matangi

Date posted: 07-Feb-2016

Our 2016 musical event will take place on the 5th March. This year we are hosting the Nukes, a d..

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)