Native animals - all regions
This atlas provides species descriptions, habitat information, images and distribution maps. The observations cover over 100 species.
Did you know earthworms are the preferred diet of Powelliphanta snails? Learn more facts about these giant snails.
Did you know the lesser short-tailed bat is the only member of its family, Mystacinidae, known to still survive? Learn more about New Zealand's short-tailed bats in this section.
Advice for attracting birds to your garden if you are designing a new garden or developing an existing one.
The Manganui o te Ao River along with other smaller mountain rivers hold high numbers of whio.
Learn about New Zealand's five species of mudfish.
The North Island robin, also known as toutouwai, is a friendly and trusting bird and is found in both native and exotic forests.
The distinctively marked striped skink is one of New Zealand's least known and rarely seen lizards.
Conservation - all regions