Prices include GST and
postage (within New Zealand).
Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture, PO Box 12, Lincoln
University, Canterbury, New Zealand.
Greening the City:
Bringing Biodiversity Back into the Urban Environment
Proceedings of a conference
held by the Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture in Christchurch,
21-24 October 2003.
proceedings are also available
online as individual PDFs.
These proceedings, edited
by Murray Dawson and published December 2005, contain papers from
a highly successful conference on urban biodiversity covering a
broad range of topics including:
- The important role
of cities as a repository for biodiversity
- Social aspects of
biodiversity in the urban environment
- Restoration and revegetation
projects throughout New Zealand
- Trees in the urban
- Using plants to create
These proceedings will
be relevant to a wide audience, including conservation groups and
trusts, academics, ecologists, social scientists, students, conservation
educators, horticulturists, landscape architects, town and city
planners, greenspace managers, tangata whenua, and conservationists.
Thanks to a generous
grant from the Canterbury Community Trust, we are able to offer
this 310-page publication including colour plates at a heavily discounted
New Zealand: NZ$42.20
Overseas: Australia NZ$47.80 including p&p - Europe and USA NZ$58.80
Visiting: Potential for Tourism
Proceedings of the Royal
New Zealand Institute of Horticulture Conference 24th November 2000.
This publication contains
7 papers presented to the seminar, giving the views of experienced
open garden owners, tour organisers and others, with particular
reference to the need for a national information register of open
gardens. Valuable suggestions were made on what visitors expect
from a garden visit and how visitors, both international and local,
can be attracted to open gardens.
Extra copies may be obtained
by forwarding payment of $NZ12 per copy to:
Royal NZ Institute of Horticulture
c/o 7 Wapiti Ave.
Please make cheques payable
to Auckland Branch RNZIH
Zealand Plants and Their Story
Proceedings of the Royal
New Zealand Institute of Horticulture Conference 1-3rd October 1999.
These conference proceedings
are also available online.
This major publication,
edited by Mike Oates,
contains 19 papers from this landmark conference on native plants.
An invaluable reference for all those interested in native plants.
Papers cover a wide range of topics including:
increasing use and mangement of native plants in gardens, parks
and public spaces
and restoration of natural areas
research on native plants
and fashions in gardening and the role of natives
natives in the home garden
New Zealand: $NZ38 inc
Overseas: Australia $NZ45 inc p&p - Europe and USA $NZ52 inc
Plants and Conservation
(Out of stock try Touchwood
Proceedings of the 1992
RNZIH Conference on Botanic Gardens.
More than 20 papers on
the work of public gardens with particular emphasis on plant conservation.
Register of Hebe Cultivars
This major work, prepared
by Lawrie Metcalf over fifteen years and published by the RNZIH in 2001 provides an invaluable
reference for all those interested in growing Hebe as garden
plants, as well as those involved in correct naming of cultivars.
and descriptions of nearly 800 Hebe cultivars, including
synonyms, incorrect and invalid names
sections on the taxonomy of Hebe prepared by Professor
Philip Garnock-Jones and on the history of Hebe as
a garden plant by Dr
This 232-page book contains
colour plates of a selection of Hebe cultivars and is attractively
Available from the
Royal New Zealand Institute of
Horticulture and Touchwood
offer for RNZIH members (20% discount) of $NZ48.00 plus p&p.
is reviewed by the Hebe Society UK
(along with two others on Hebe), and Commercial Horticulture magazine.
of Phormium Cultivars
A comprehensive guide
to, and description of flax cultivars, including those selected
by Maori for cultural use.
Published by the RNZIH in 1991.
Introduction to the Notable Trees of New Zealand
Details on more than
2,000 registered notable trees.
Published in 1994 by the New Zealand Arboricultural Association and the RNZIH.
of the Loder Cup
The Loder Cup is New
Zealand's premier award for plant conservation.
This booklet documents
its history and describes the conservationists who were awarded
($NZ10.00 each but currently out of stock try Touchwood
A practical guide for
those wishing to exhibit flowers, fruit and vegetables at shows.
Last published by the RNZIH in 1984.