Wellington green gecko (Naultinus elegans punctatus). The Latin name means elegant and spotted. It is endemic to the southern half of the Northern Island of New Zealand. It is nocturnal and feeds on moths. by Swallowtail Garden Seeds
Genus: Dacyridium Species: cupressinum Commonly known as the Rimu Tree in its native New Zealand, this rarely found conifer has a very unusual habit. The tree starts out as a very floppy tree that needs staking, but will finally strike a leader and go up. The needles resemble stiff, long, tiny bottle brushes that hang straight down, creating a most interesting weeping tree.
Chatham Island Forget-me-not. Click to enlarge. This plant is listed in New Zealand from 2012 as 'Threatened - Nationally Vulnerable'. It was previously nationally endangered, but has been grown widely and replanted as much as possible in an effort to save it. This seems to be working!