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RNZIH PUBLICATIONS

Greening the City: Bringing Biodiversity Back into the Urban Environment $NZ42.20 each
Garden Visiting: Potential for Tourism $NZ12.00 each
New Zealand Plants and Their Story $NZ38.00 each

People, Plants and Cultivation

$NZ20.00 (out of stock)
International Register of Hebe cultivars $NZ61.10 each
Checklist of Phormium Cultivars $NZ8.00 each
An Introduction to the Notable Trees of New Zealand $NZ38.00 each
History of the Loder Cup $NZ5.00 each
Flowers for Shows $NZ10.00 (out of stock)

Prices include GST and postage (within New Zealand).

Available from:

The Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture, PO Box 12, Lincoln University, Canterbury, New Zealand.


Greening the City: Bringing Biodiversity Back into the Urban Environment 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.

Conference 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 environment
  • Using plants to create healthy environments.

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 rate.

New Zealand: NZ$42.20 including p&p
Overseas: Australia NZ$47.80 including p&p - Europe and USA NZ$58.80 including p&p.


Garden Visiting - Potential for TourismGarden 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:

Treasurer
Royal NZ Institute of Horticulture
c/o 7 Wapiti Ave.
Epsom
Auckland 1003

Please make cheques payable to Auckland Branch RNZIH


New Zealand Plants and Their StoryNew 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:

The increasing use and mangement of native plants in gardens, parks and public spaces
Revegetation and restoration of natural areas
Latest research on native plants
Trends and fashions in gardening and the role of natives
Cultivating natives in the home garden

New Zealand: $NZ38 inc p&p
Overseas: Australia $NZ45 inc p&p - Europe and USA $NZ52 inc p&p.


People, Plants and ConservationPeople, Plants and Conservation

(Out of stock — try Touchwood Books second-hand)

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.

 


Hebe checklistInternational 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. It contains:

 

Names and descriptions of nearly 800 Hebe cultivars, including synonyms, incorrect and invalid names
Major sections on the taxonomy of Hebe prepared by Professor Philip Garnock-Jones and on the history of Hebe as a garden plant by Dr Peter Heenan

This 232-page book contains colour plates of a selection of Hebe cultivars and is attractively bound.

Available from the Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture and Touchwood Books.

Special offer for RNZIH members (20% discount) of $NZ48.00 plus p&p.

This book is reviewed by the Hebe Society UK (along with two others on Hebe), and Commercial Horticulture magazine.


Phormium checklistChecklist 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.

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An 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.


History 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 it.


Flowers for Shows Flowers for shows
($NZ10.00 each but currently out of stock — try Touchwood Books second-hand)

A practical guide for those wishing to exhibit flowers, fruit and vegetables at shows.

Last published by the RNZIH in 1984.

 

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