Monarch Butterfly New Zealand Trust

Community Organisation

Monarch Butterfly New Zealand Trust
3 Morpeth Place
Blockhouse Bay
Auckland 0600
334 days ago

Colourful "swan" plants for a nectar-rich garden (cheap)

Jacqui Knight from Monarch Butterfly New Zealand Trust

Special offer of tropical milkweed plants, alternative to swan plant with colourful flowers - great for nectar for butterflies and bees 🐝 too.

These plants are in great condition, some flowering now, between 10 cm and 30 cm tall. Both Asclepias curassavica Silky Gold (with yellow flowers) as … View more
Special offer of tropical milkweed plants, alternative to swan plant with colourful flowers - great for nectar for butterflies and bees 🐝 too.

These plants are in great condition, some flowering now, between 10 cm and 30 cm tall. Both Asclepias curassavica Silky Gold (with yellow flowers) as well as A. curassavica Silky Scarlet (scarlet flowers with gold centres). Plants are perennials, lasting 2-3 years and can grow to 1.5 metres and 2 metres wide.

$2.50 each (if less than ten)
10 for Only $10!!!
24 for $20

Proceeds to the Monarch Butterfly NZ Trust. Supplies are limited so suggest get in quick. Plants available in Blockhouse Bay. If interested phone or text Jacqui on 027 481 4811.

Negotiable

386 days ago

Come and learn about butterflies!

Jacqui Knight from Monarch Butterfly New Zealand Trust

This Saturday, (16th), in the Blockhouse Bay Recreational Reserve, come and see the butterfly habitat and learn more about NZ's butterfly species. Best entrance is in Rathlin Street, the tennis club carpark. Walk down beside the outdoor tennis courts and you'll find us, about 100 metres … View moreThis Saturday, (16th), in the Blockhouse Bay Recreational Reserve, come and see the butterfly habitat and learn more about NZ's butterfly species. Best entrance is in Rathlin Street, the tennis club carpark. Walk down beside the outdoor tennis courts and you'll find us, about 100 metres past the far court. 11am to 12.30pm.

542 days ago

Swan plants for sale, pesticide-free

Jacqui Knight from Monarch Butterfly New Zealand Trust

Beautiful monarch butterflies... back in your garden looking for swan plants on which to lay their eggs... The caterpillars are amazing, fascinating for children - the whole process of metamorphosis can be observed closely. I have pesticide-free plants available now, proceeds to the MBNZT. Collect … View moreBeautiful monarch butterflies... back in your garden looking for swan plants on which to lay their eggs... The caterpillars are amazing, fascinating for children - the whole process of metamorphosis can be observed closely. I have pesticide-free plants available now, proceeds to the MBNZT. Collect from Blockhouse Bay. Phone or text me on 027 481 4811.

Price: $15

560 days ago

Beautiful Calendar for 2019

Jacqui Knight from Monarch Butterfly New Zealand Trust

Each year the MBNZT produces a stunning calendar to raise funds for their projects covering the conservation of NZ's butterflies. Our 2019 calendar is going to become a collector’s item – and it is another way you can show your support for the cause. Thanks to the support of our sponsors … View moreEach year the MBNZT produces a stunning calendar to raise funds for their projects covering the conservation of NZ's butterflies. Our 2019 calendar is going to become a collector’s item – and it is another way you can show your support for the cause. Thanks to the support of our sponsors our annual calendar is a great fundraiser for the MBNZT, helping with projects. Many of those photos have never been seen before.

The calendars are 297mm wide x 210mm high when closed, or 297mm wide x 420 mm high when open. With one month per page, each page features a different NZ butterfly or moth.

The cover is shown and the calendar is in production at present. Only $15 each plus $4 postage and packaging. Order them now and they will be mailed to you in October, in good

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561 days ago

Click the Tick!

Jacqui Knight from Monarch Butterfly New Zealand Trust

The MBNZT is recognising those garden centres which will not sell swan plants which have pesticide on them. These garden centres will use the ‘Butterfly Tick’ (illustrated) and their staff will also be able to give you extra advice on such things as

· other species of milkweed,
· annual… View more
The MBNZT is recognising those garden centres which will not sell swan plants which have pesticide on them. These garden centres will use the ‘Butterfly Tick’ (illustrated) and their staff will also be able to give you extra advice on such things as

· other species of milkweed,
· annual and perennial nectar plants to bring butterflies (and bees),
· host plants to attract other species of butterfly and moth.

Click on the link to see the garden centres already registered… This initiative officially launches on 1 October.

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