Tui bird, New Zealand.The tui is an endemic passerine bird of New Zealand. It is one of the largest members of the diverse honeyeater family. The name tui is from the Maori language name tūī and is the species' formal common name.
Underside of Silver Fern ponga. This unique New Zealand fern became an icon on NZ butter, cheese, tobacco and the railcar on the Main Trunk Line between Auckland and Wellington. NZ was once known as Fernland.
Undersides of the fronds of the Silver Fern or Ponga (Cyathea dealbata). This tree fern is native to New Zealand and only the undersides of the mature fronds are silvery. It is a widely used NZ national symbol, especially among sports teams.
Phormium Maori Queen (New Zealand Flax) is an evergreen plant forming a clump of arching sword like leaves with drooping tips. The leaves are bronze green striped rose red. It is an excellent feature plant.
Silver tree fern frond or leaf backlit with black background - Ponga (Cyathea dealbata), New Zealand (NZ) stock photo. Quality New Zealand images by well known photographer Rob Suisted, Nature's Pic Images.