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Where are the monarch butterflies?

Sunday, 30 July 2017, 1:04 pm | Moths and Butterflies NZ Trust

“Where are monarch butterflies overwintering,” she asks. “We have received reports of new locations this year but nothing from other parts of NZ. And in some parts of the country females are still laying eggs and caterpillars munching away.” More >>

Rare butterfly becomes a target

Monday, 5 December 2016, 9:30 am | Moths and Butterflies NZ Trust

The search is on for the endangered native forest ringlet butterfly. More >>

Convenience food mentality affects monarchs

Monday, 21 September 2015, 10:05 am | Moths and Butterflies NZ Trust

Monarch butterflies are suffering, not only from wasps and pesticide use, but also from a ‘convenience food mentality’ says the Moths and Butterflies of New Zealand Trust. More >>

Great lesser wanderer wonder!

Thursday, 12 February 2015, 9:44 am | Moths and Butterflies NZ Trust

Have you noticed any unusual caterpillars on your swan plant this season? Many people have found what looks like a monarch caterpillar but it has a ‘a third set of antennae’. More >>

Where are the Monarch butterflies?

Friday, 21 November 2014, 12:42 pm | Moths and Butterflies NZ Trust

“Where are the Monarchs? That’s a question I’m hearing more and more every day these past few months,” said Jacqui Knight from the Moths and Butterflies of New Zealand Trust. More >>

Wasps a Royal Pain

Monday, 28 July 2014, 11:08 am | Moths and Butterflies NZ Trust

The Moths and Butterflies of NZ Trust is concerned at the apparent scarcity of Monarch butterflies overwintering this year. More >>

Poisoned swan plants

Monday, 27 January 2014, 10:26 am | Moths and Butterflies NZ Trust

The Moths and Butterflies of New Zealand Trust is warning all butterfly gardeners to be careful when buying plants for the most royal of butterflies, the Monarch. More >>

Great example of NZ butterfly habitat

Wednesday, 4 December 2013, 9:33 am | Moths and Butterflies NZ Trust

The Moths and Butterflies New Zealand Trust is proud to announce that ‘Merriemont’ in Blockhouse Bay has been certified as being a great example of New Zealand butterfly habitat. More >>

 

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