Native Plants Resources
NZPCN has developed a plant conservation training course for iwi with five modules that can be downloaded as PDFs.
A guide to planning restoration planting projects in the Wellington region.
How to choose native plants for your garden or rural block according to where in the Wellington region you live.
Advice on restoring a degraded bush area into a healthy ecosystem for native plants and animals.
Learn about sourcing and growing local plants for your restoration project.
This publication provides practical advice for individuals and organisations managing and restoring native forest remnants, or recreating native bush in both urban and rural situations in New Zealand.
Find out when to collect seeds and how to propagate native grasses, sedges, lilies, flaxes, epiphytes and climbers.
The Mānuka and Kānuka Plantation Guide provides objective, market-verified information on factors affecting plantation yield, and likely costs and potential revenue, to help landowners build a business case and move towards decision making.
Plant lists provide a record of the species recorded during a visit to a site. Lists may cover large areas or districts or may be specific to a forest remnant.
This guide from Surveying the Bay aims to provide easy to follow notes to assist others with the small scale propagation of a number of native tree species.
Akura Plant Nursery guide on what to plant to attract bees.
Akura Plant Nursery guide on what to plant to attract birds.
This Predator Free NZ guide shows what lizards like and how to assemble your lizard-friendly patch of sunny basking spots and safe hiding places.
A review of knowledge of the germination requirements of seeds of indigenous New Zealand plants.
A video from Stonefeather Studios on how to separate chaff from kowhai seed.
A simple, illustrated guide to common New Zealand native trees, including identification, ecology and uses, by best-selling author Andrew Crowe.
This classic book covers propagation structures, equipment and materials, how to propagation from seed and cuttings, grafting, layering and division, harvesting and storing seed, diseases and pests and propagation of selected plants A-Z.
Designed as a field guide Wetland Plants in New Zealand illustrates both native and naturalised plants of bogs, swamps, estuaries, and lakes. Superb line drawings complement the text which describes key features, distributions, and habitats.
Go Wild is a new style of native forest restoration manual, combining the “how to” with the stories of people who have done it, inspire it and live it.