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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, but a number are out of print and will no longer be available once sold.

Zealandia: our continent revealed
A geological history 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.
Field Guide to Wild NZ
This is a single field guide that covers New Zealand's plants, birds, insects and animals for people 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.
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 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 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.
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.
Field Guide to NZ Birds

This book is the modern classic of the genre – the tried and trusted reference for lovers of New Zealand birds.
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.

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