More plaudits for Tiritiri Matangi

Date posted: 15-Jul-2019

Recognition of the wonderful experience visitors have when visiting the Island h..

Results of the 2019 Photo Competition

Date posted: 15-Jul-2019

The results of this year's competition have now been decided. Click here (/2019-photo-co..

Lighthouse Open Day

Date posted: 30-Apr-2019

Our historic lighthouse, signal station and diaphonic foghorn will all be on dis..

We need a new Treasurer

Date posted: 08-Apr-2019

The Supporters need a new treasurer to take over in September when Kevin Vaughan..

2019 Concert

Date posted: 05-Feb-2019

OrigiNZ, the tartan taonga are returning for the 2019 concert. Click..

Tiri's three unique foghorns

Date posted: 01-Feb-2019

Our next social event will take place on Monday 18th March when Carl Hayson and ..

Young Conservation Superstars win awards!

Date posted: 27-Jan-2019

Gabriel Barbosa and teacher Kate Asher, a team leader who co..

Entries for the 2019 photo competition

Date posted: 19-Jan-2019

We are now taking entries for the 2019 photographic competition. You can enter u..

Hihi volunteer needed

Date posted: 18-Oct-2018

Would you like to volunteer with the Island's hihi team and learn from them how ..

2019 Calendars now available

Date posted: 05-Sep-2018

The new 2019 calendars are now available and this year's is better than ever! Th..

Climbers and Scramblers


Photograph by Kay Milton © (view from the Kawerau Track)

Click on any of the botanical names to see more information about individual climbers and scramblers.

Botanical Name

Maori Name

Common Name

Clematis paniculata

puawhananga

 Bush clematis

Disphyma australe  horokaka   New Zealand ice plant
Fuschia procumbens

 Creeping fushcia

Ipomoea cairica

 New Zealand morning glory

Muehlenbeckia australis, Muehlenbeckia complexa

pohuehue

Large leaved muehlenbeckia 
Wire vine 

Parsonsia heterophylla kaihua  Maori jasmine
Ripogonum scandens kareao   Supplejack

Tecomanthe speciosa

 

 New Zealand bignonia