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Fauna & Flora of New Zealand

There are giant snails and tree daisies, flightless birds and 1,000-year-old trees – but few reptiles. The extreme and the unusual abound in New Zealand's flora and fauna, a high proportion of which are found nowhere else in the world.

All the books listed here are in stock (August 25, 2016), but a number are out of print and will no longer be available once sold.

Zealandia: our continent revealed
A geological history of the development, geology and ecology of the continent of Zealandia, which extends from the Auckland Islands in the south, the Chatham Islands in the east to New Caledonia in the north.
Rare Wildlife of NZ
This book contains 100 New Zealand endangered species of all kinds - plants, birds, insects, fungi, mammals. It's organised by habitat - forests, gardens, islands, wetlands, high country, and sea and shore.
Bateman Field Guide to Wild NZ
This is a single field guide that covers New Zealand's plants, birds, insects and animals for visitors and New Zealanders interested in this country's natural history.
Field Guide to NZ's Native Trees

This book is organised in three main sections—conifers, tree ferns and flowering trees—and covers 209 species.
NZ Wildlife
Each chapter is named for a species (takahe, rata, weta ngarara, ro, ponga, kaka, kahikatea, koura and harakeke) and includes the threats to their survival and the communities that they host.
A field guide to Native Edible Plants of NZ
A go-to, illustrated field guide of edible native New Zealand plants, including a section on poisonous plants.
Guide to Trees of NZ
Fact-filled descriptions highlight key identification features of New Zealand trees and are supported by distribution maps and one or more full colour photographs of each of over 100 species.
Guide to Rocks and Minerals of NZ

This book is for anyone who wants to be able to put a name to a rock or mineral, and to learn more about how they were formed and how they are used.
Guide to Seashells of NZ

This book covers 165 common and a few rarer species of molluscs one is most likely to encounter on New Zealand seashores.
Guide to Sea Fishes of NZ
This book covers many reef fishes, and discusses their habits by day and night, their modes of life, diet and relation to their surroundings.
Marine Fishes of New Zealand 1

This book describes the common fishes which are found predominately along the shoreline and shallow seas.

Marine Fishes of New Zealand 2

This book describes the common fishes which are found predominately in deeper coastal and ocean waters.

Bird Migration in New Zealand
Birds migrate for various reasons: the need to find new food sources, to locate suitable nesting sites, or to escape adverse weather conditions.

Reed Field Guide to NZ Alpine Flora and Fauna
Included in this books are the mammals, birds, frogs and lizards, fish, insects, and grasses and ferns that inhabit our alpine areas.
Identification of seabirds of the Southern Ocean

This handy little guide covers 36 species of pelagic birds of the southern ocean.
Which NZ bird
The book covers 98 endemic, native, introduced or migrant bird species from all the main habitats.

Reed Field Guide to Common NZ Shorebirds
This simple guide is invaluable to naming and seeing birds with lots of photos of the birds that inhabit our coastal wetlands.
Reed Field Guide to NZ Birds

Guide to one of the world's most popular birding destinations.

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