More New Zealand ecology on the web

University departments
Research institutions
Local, regional, national government
Museums, zoos, botanical gardens
Biological science societies
Conservation organisations
Community driven conservation
Journals, magazines, books
What's going on?
Discover New Zealand biodiversity
Monitoring nature
NZ biosecurity
NZ ecology for children
Science tools
Research funding
Jobs & volunteer programmes
Gateways to international ecology

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top  University departments

University of Otago, Botany Department
www.botany.otago.ac.nz/

University of Otago, Zoology Department
www.otago.ac.nz/zoology/

Lincoln University, Department of Ecology
www.lincoln.ac.nz/Department-of-Ecology/

Lincoln University, Bio-Protection Research Centre
www.bioprotection.org.nz/

Lincoln University, Department of Agricultural Sciences
www.lincoln.ac.nz/Department-of-Agricultural-Sciences/

Lincoln University, Isaac Centre for Nature Conservation
www.lincoln.ac.nz/Isaac-Centre-for-Nature-Conservation/

University of Canterbury, Biological Sciences
www.biol.canterbury.ac.nz

University of Canterbury, New Zealand School of Forestry
www.fore.canterbury.ac.nz

Victoria University, School of Biological Sciences
www.sbs.science.vuw.ac.nz

Massey University, Ecology Group
ecology.massey.ac.nz

Massey University, Institute of Natural Resources
inr.massey.ac.nz

Massey University, Institute of Molecular Biosciences
www.imbs.massey.ac.nz/institute-molecular-biosciences/

University of Waikato, Biological Sciences Department
bio.waikato.ac.nz

University of Auckland, Centre for Biodiversity and Biosecurity
www.cbb.org.nz

University of Auckland, School of Biological Sciences
www.sbs.auckland.ac.nz
 


top Research institutions

Environmental Institute of Australia and New Zealand
www.eianz.org

Landcare Research
www.landcareresearch.co.nz

National Centre for Advanced Bio-Protection Technologies
www.bioprotection.org.nz

National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA)
www.niwa.cri.nz

Cawthron Institute
www.cawthron.org.nz

Scion (was Forest Research Institute)
www.scionresearch.com

HortResearch
www.hortresearch.co.nz

Plant and Food Research
www.plantandfood.co.nz

AgResearch
www.agresearch.co.nz

B3 – Better Border Bisecurity
www.b3nz.org
 


top Local, regional, national government

top   National:

Biosecurity New Zealand
www.biosecurity.govt.nz

Deparment of Conservation
www.doc.govt.nz

Ministry for the Environment
www.mfe.govt.nz

Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
www.maf.govt.nz

Ministry of Fisheries
www.fish.govt.nz

New Zealand National Biodiversity Strategy
www.biodiversity.govt.nz
 

top   Regional:

Oultwood's Directory of all New Zealand Regional, District, and City Councils
www.oultwood.com/localgov/countries/newzealand.php

Northland Regional Council
www.nrc.govt.nz

Auckland Regional Council
www.arc.govt.nz

Environment Waikato
www.ew.govt.nz

Environment Bay of Plenty
www.boprc.govt.nz

Hawke's Bay Regional Council
www.hbrc.govt.nz

Taranaki Regional Council
www.trc.govt.nz

Horizons (Manawatu-Wanganui Regional Council)
www.horizons.govt.nz

Wellington Regional Council
www.wrc.govt.nz

Tasman District Council
www.tdc.govt.nz

Environment Canterbury
www.ecan.govt.nz

Otago Regional Council
www.orc.govt.nz

Environment Southland
www.es.govt.nz
 

top   Selected local councils:

Local Government online
www.localgovt.co.nz

Oultwood's Directory of all New Zealand Regional, District, and City Councils
www.oultwood.com/localgov/countries/newzealand.php

Invercargill City Council
www.icc.govt.nz

Dunedin City Council
www.dunedin.govt.nz

Christchurch City Council
www.ccc.govt.nz

Kaikoura District Council
www.kaikoura.govt.nz

Nelson District Council
www.nelsoncitycouncil.co.nz

Wellington City Council
www.wellington.govt.nz

Napier City Council
www.napier.govt.nz

Gisborne District Council
www.gdc.govt.nz

Palmerston North City Council
www.pncc.govt.nz

New Plymouth District Council
www.newplymouthnz.com

Rotorua District Council
www.rdc.govt.nz

Tauranga City Council
www.tauranga.govt.nz

Hamilton City Council
www.hcc.govt.nz

Manukau City Council
www.manukau.govt.nz

Auckland City Council
www.aucklandcity.govt.nz

Waitakere City Council
www.waitakere.govt.nz

Northshore City Council
www.northshorecity.govt.nz

Whangarei District Council
www.wdc.govt.nz
 


top Museums, zoos, botanical gardens

Gateway to New Zealand Museums
www.nzmuseums.co.nz

Te Papa (National Museum)
www.tepapa.govt.nz

Hamilton Zoo
www.hamiltonzoo.co.nz

Wellington Zoo
www.wellingtonzoo.com

Orana Wildlife Park, Christchurch
www.oranawildlifepark.co.nz

Willowbank Wildlife Reserve, Christchurch
www.willowbank.co.nz

Karori Wildlife Sanctuary (Zealandia), Wellington
www.visitzealandia.com

Kiwi House and Native Bird Park, Otorohanga
www.kiwihouse.org.nz

Auckland Zoo
www.aucklandzoo.co.nz

Wellington Botanical Society
www.wellingtonbotsoc.wellington.net.nz
 


top Biological science societies

Royal Society of New Zealand
www.royalsociety.org.nz

New Zealand Entomological Society
www.ento.org.nz

Ornithological Society of NZ
osnz.org.nz

Society for Research on Amphibians and Reptiles in New Zealand (Inc.)
www2.vuw.ac.nz/srarnz/

New Zealand Freshwater Sciences Society
freshwater.rsnz.org

New Zealand Marine Sciences Society
www.nzmss.org

New Zealand Biosecurity Institute
www.biosecurity.org.nz

New Zealand Plant Protection Society
www.nzpps.org

Australasian Wildlife Management Society
www.awms.org.nz

Southern Connection
www.southernconnection.org
 


top Conservation organisations

Forest and Bird Protection Society
www.forestandbird.org.nz

New Zealand Landcare Trust
www.landcare.org.nz

New Zealand Plant Conservation Network
www.nzpcn.org.nz

Ecologic Foundation
www.ecologic.org.nz

New Zealand Ecological Restoration Network
www.bush.org.nz

New Zealand Trust for Conservation Volunteers Inc.
www.conservationvolunteers.org.nz

New Zealand Native Forests Restoration Trust
www.nznfrt.org.nz

QEII National Trust
www.nationaltrust.org.nz

National Wetland Trust of New Zealand
www.wetlandtrust.org.nz

TerraNature Trust, NZ
www.terranature.org

Connovation New Zealand - for ecological equipment
www.connovation.co.nz

Kiwi Recovery Programme (DOC)
www.kiwirecovery.org.nz

Kakapo Recovery Programme (DOC)
www.kakaporecovery.org.nz

NZ Kea Conservation Trust
www.keaconservation.co.nz

Kokako Recovery Programme (DOC)
www.kokakorecovery.org.nz

Brown Teal Recovery Programme (DOC)
www.brownteal.com

Raptor Alliance for New Zealand
www.ranz.org.nz
 


top Community driven conservation

The New Zealand Ecological Restoration Network
www.bush.org.nz/

Manawa (coordinating Auckland's environmental care groups)
www.manawa.org.nz

Kaipatiki Environmental Restoration Project
www.kaipatiki.org.nz

Kaori Sanctuary (mainland island)
www.sanctuary.org.nz

Supporters of Tiritiri Matangi (island restoration)
www.123.co.nz/tiri/

New Zealand Trust for Conservation Volunteers Inc.
www.conservationvolunteers.org.nz

Three Streams Conservation (North Shore)
www.threestreams.org.nz

Pukaha Mount Bruce, NZ's National Wildlife Centre
www.mtbruce.org.nz

Weedbusters Activities near you
www.weedbusters.co.nz/weedbuster_near_u/

Taieri Trust for improving Otago's Taieri River
www.taieri.org.nz

Volunteer.org/New Zealand (part of the Global Volunteer Network)
www.volunteer.org.nz/newzealand/

EcologyFund.com (international - view advertising, save wildlands)
www.ecologyfund.com
 


top Journals, magazines, books

top   Journals:

New Zealand Journal of Ecology
www.nzes.org.nz/nzje/

New Zealand Journal of Botany
www.royalsociety.org.nz/publications/journals/nzjb/

New Zealand Journal of Zoology
www.royalsociety.org.nz/publications/journals/nzjz/

Notornis
www.notornis.org.nz

The New Zealand Entomologist
www.ento.org.nz/nzentomologist/

Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New Zealand 1868-1961
rsnz.natlib.govt.nz

Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand
www.royalsociety.org.nz/publications/journals/nzjr/

New Zealand Journal for Marine and Freshwater Research
www.royalsociety.org.nz/publications/journals/nzjm/

New Zealand Journal of Forestry
www.nzjf.org

New Zealand Journal of Natural Sciences
For information, email natsci@zool.canterbury.ac.nz

Austral Ecology
www.blackwellpublishing.com/journals/aec

Ecological Management and Restoration
www.blackwellpublishing.com/journal
 

top   Magazines and books:

Forest&Bird magazine
www.forestandbird.org.nz/publications/magazine/

Manaaki Whenua Press bookstore
www.mwpress.co.nz

New Zealand Geographic
www.nzgeographic.co.nz

New Zealand Science Monthly
nzsm.spis.co.nz
 


top What's going on?

top   Auckland:

Auckland Uni. School of Biological Sciences Events
www.auckland.ac.nz/cir_newsevents/

Auckland Museum Institute Events
akmusinst.rsnz.govt.nz/whatins.htm

Science and Technology Events in the Auckland Region (RSNZ)
groups.yahoo.com/group/asteg/
 

top   Canterbury:

Royal Society of NZ, Canterbury Branch
canterbury.rsnz.org

University of Canterbury events
www.comsdev.canterbury.ac.nz/diary/#week

Canterbury Museum events
www.canterburymuseum.com/events.asp

Christchurch City events
www.bethere.org.nz
 


top Discover New Zealand biodiversity

Overview of New Zealand ecology
Invertebrates
Plants and Fungi
Birds
Mammals
Amphibians and Reptiles
Fish
Everything everywhere


top   Overview of New Zealand ecology:

The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
www.teara.govt.nz

New Zealand Biodiversity Resources
www.biodiversity.govt.nz/resources/

Wildlife New Zealand
www.wildlife.org.nz

Subantarctic Islands
www.subantarcticislands.com

Biodiversity in the New Zealand Marine Ecoregion
www.treasuresofthesea.org.nz

HotSpot New Zealand (National Geographic)
magma.nationalgeographic.com/ngm

New Zealand Ecology (TerraNature)
www.terranature.org/NZ_ecology.htm
 

top   Invertebrates:

New Zealand National Arthropod Collection (Landcare Research)
www.LandcareResearch.co.nz/research/biodiversity/invertebratesprog/nzac/

What is this bug? (Landcare Research)
www.landcareresearch.co.nz/research/biodiversity/invertebratesprog/invertid/

Forgotten Fauna (Mike Meads' 1990 homage to NZ's unique invertebrates, now online)
members.tripod.com/~musicmusic/forgotten-fauna/index.html

New Zealand Lepidoptera Type Specimen database (Landcare Research)
http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/research/biodiversity/invertebratesprog/lepidoptera/index.asp

New Zealand Grasshoppers, distribution and natural history
homepages.cyberxpress.co.nz/visualmap/grasshopper.htm

Key to New Zealand Ants (Landcare Research)
www.landcareresearch.co.nz/research/biosecurity/stowaways/key/Antkey_intro.asp

New Zealand Soft Scale Insects (Landcare Research)
www.LandcareResearch.co.nz/research/biodiversity/invertebratesprog/softscales/

New Zealand Butterflies
www.newzealandbutterflies.org.nz

Insects, Spiders and Similar (Te Papa)
www.tepapa.govt.nz/TePapa/English/CollectionsAndResearch/Collections/InsectsSpidersAndSimilar/

Spiders of New Zealand (Te Papa)
www.tepapa.govt.nz/TePapa/English/CollectionsAndResearch/Collections/InsectsSpidersAndSimilar/Spiders/Spiders_Web/

A few New Zealand insects and their stories
www.insectsnz.com
 

top   Plants and Fungi:

New Zealand Flora series
floraseries.landcareresearch.co.nz

New Zealand Plant names database
nzflora.LandcareResearch.co.nz

Landcare Research Plants Portal
www.landcareresearch.co.nz/research/biodiversity/plantsprog/plants_portal.asp

New Zealand Plant Conservation Network
www.nzpcn.org.nz/plants_of_nz/index.asp

New Zealand National Herbarium Network
www.nzherbaria.org.nz

New Zealand Plants (from University of Auckland) www.sbs.auckland.ac.nz/info/schools/nzplants/home.htm

New Zealand Native Plants (from New Zealand Gardens Online)
gardens.co.nz/natives.cfm

Bushman's Friend ("the ultimate New Zealand plant website")
www.bushmansfriend.co.nz

Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture Images of New Zealand plants
www.rnzih.org.nz/pages/imagesNZplants.htm

New Zealand Native Plants for Use in Aquariums and Ponds
www.thekrib.com/Plants/Plants/NZ/

Canterbury Native Plants by Area
www.doc.govt.nz/templates/MultiPageDocumentTOC.aspx?id=39728

New Zealand Plant Finder (cultivated plants in NZ)
www.plantfinder.co.nz

New Zealand Carnivorous Plants
www.nzcps.co.nz/

New Zealand Fungi (includes host plant asociations for pathogens)
nzfungi.LandcareResearch.co.nz

Gateway to New Zealand Fungi
fungi.co.nz

The Hidden Forest (lower plants and fungi)
www.hiddenforest.co.nz

Exploring Kaimai Bush (plants and fungi)
www.kaimaibush.co.nz

Phytoimages
www.phytoimages.siu.edu

 

top   Amphibians and Reptiles:

New Zealand frogs
www.nzfrogs.org
 

top   Birds:

Wildlife New Zealand
www.wildlife.org.nz

New Zealand Birds and Birdsong
www.nzbirds.com

Kiwi Recovery Programme (DOC)
www.kiwirecovery.org.nz

Kakapo Recovery Programme (DOC)
www.kakaporecovery.org.nz

Kokako Recovery Programme (DOC)
www.kokakorecovery.org.nz

The Moa Pages
www.duke.edu/~mrd6/moa/index.html
 

top   Fish:

Native freshwater fish (Waitakere City Council)
www.waitakere.govt.nz/AbtCit/ei/EcoWtr/FrshWtrFsh/frshwater-fish.asp
 

top   Mammals:

Invasive mammals in New Zealand bibliography
www.invasive-mammals.org.nz
 

top   Everything everywhere:

The Tree of Life (international)
tolweb.org/tree/phylogeny.html

Global Biodiversity Information Facility (NZ node)
www.gbif.org.nz
 


top Monitoring nature

New Zealand Biodiversity Recording Network
www.nzbrn.org.nz

National Vegetation Survey Databank
nvs.landcareresearch.co.nz

New Zealand BioBlitz events
www.landcareresearch.co.nz/research/biodiversity/bioblitz/

Waicare (stream water quality)
www.waicare.org.nz

Waikato Tui in my backyard
www.LandcareResearch.co.nz/research/biodiversity/tui/index.asp
 


top NZ biosecurity

Biosecurity New Zealand
www.biosecurity.govt.nz

New Zealand Biosecurity Institute
www.biosecurity.org.nz

New Zealand Plant Protection Society
www.hortnet.co.nz/publications/nzpps/

Weedbusters New Zealand
www.weedbusters.org.nz

New Zealand Weeds (Massey University)
weeds.massey.ac.nz

Auckland plant and animal pests (Auckland Regional Council)
www.arc.govt.nz/arc/environment/biosecurity/

Bay of Plenty Weeds (Environment bay of Plenty)
www.boprc.govt.nz/Weeds/Pest-Plants--Weeds.asp

Canterbury weed guide (Christchurch City Council)
www.ccc.govt.nz/parks/TheEnvironment/weedguide.asp

Canterbury pest and weeds (Environment Canterbury)
www.ecan.govt.nz/Our+Environment/Pests+and+Weeds/

Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture Images of New Zealand naturalised plants
www.rnzih.org.nz/pages/imagesNZplants.htm

Biosecurity research at Landcare Research
www.LandcareResearch.co.nz/research/biosecurity/
 



top NZ Ecology for children

TuiTime
www.tuitime.org.nz

Kiwi Conservation Club (Forest&Bird's website for children)
www.kcc.org.nz

Weeds in New Zealand (a large site from Landcare Research)
www.landcareresearch.co.nz/education/weeds/

Insects and Spiders of NZ
www.landcareresearch.co.nz/education/insects_spiders/

What is this bug?
www.landcareresearch.co.nz/research/biodiversity/invertebratesprog/invertid/

Environmental Education Directory of NZ
www.eednz.org.nz

wickED, a project of the Ministry of Education
www.tki.org.nz/r/wick_ed/

Education resources from Landcare Research
www.LandcareResearch.co.nz/education

The largest contemporary collection of NZ online education material
http://www.learnz.org.nz  
 



top Science tools

Calculate the sun angle anywhere in the world at any time
susdesign.com/sunangle/

Centre for Multilevel Modelling - modern analysis of hierarchical or clustered data
multilevel.ioe.ac.uk

Dictionary of Botanical Epithets
www.winternet.com/~chuckg/dictionary.html

HowStuffWorks.com
www.howstuffworks.com

Math2.org - Mathematics and Statistics Tables, Useful Equations
www.math2.org

Ordination Methods for Ecologists
ordination.okstate.edu

R Project for Statistical Computing
www.r-project.org
 


top Research funding

Environfunz (details New Zealand environmental funding sources)
www.envirofunz.org.nz

Foundation for Research and Technology
www.frst.govt.nz

Marsden Fund
www.rsnz.org/funding/marsden_fund/
 


top Jobs & volunteer programmes
top   National Jobs:

New Zealand Conservation Jobs
www.conjobs.co.nz

Science jobs at seek.co.nz
www.seek.co.nz/jobsearch/index.

Government science jobs (including DOC)
www.jobs.govt.nz

Student Fellowships from the Foundation for Research and Technology
www.frst.govt.nz/students/awards-fellowships.cfm

Jobs at Landcare Research
www.landcareresearch.co.nz/jobs/index.asp
 

top   New Zealand volunteer programmes:

New Zealand Trust for Conservation Volunteers Inc.
www.conservationvolunteers.org.nz

Volunteer.org/New Zealand (part of the Global Volunteer Network)
www.volunteer.org.nz/newzealand/
 

top   International Jobs:

Earthworks jobs
www.earthworks-jobs.com
 


top Gateways to international ecology

Ecological Society of Australia
www.ecolsoc.org.au

Southern Connection
www.southernconnection.org

Ecological Society of America
www.esa.org

British Ecological Society
www.britishecologicalsociety.org

The Nature Conservancy (US)
www.tnc.org

The Tree of Life (international)
tolweb.org/tree/phylogeny.html

The Forest Conservation Portal
forests.org

International Center for Scientific Research
www.cirs-tm.org

Ecological Internet - a one-of-a-kind environmental portal
www.ecoearth.info
 



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