Author Archives: NZ Monarch Trust

Ngunguru / / 2021-07-26 19:00:00

Breeding-we have quite a few caterpillars all over the milk weed throughout the garden. Some have already survived a couple of night frosts.

Nelson / Stoke / 2021-07-24 13:00:00

Few metres from this address on a bush in isle park stoke nelson

Nelson / Stoke / 2021-07-24 11:15:00

4 monarch butterflies seen pollinating / seeding a plant. 1 with a sticker on wing.

Tauranga / Pyes Pa / 2021-07-14 10:30:00

A kaleidescope of butterflies resting in trees and shrubs in the sun

Auckland / Sandringham / 2021-07-14 09:00:00

On the ground. Looking sad. Picked it up and held it in the sun, it didn’t want to leave my hand and go onto a plant. Eventually flew off into a tall tree

Tauranga / Parkvale / 2021-07-05 11:00:00

lying on ground

Lower Hutt / Days Bay / 2021-07-03 13:30:00

Monarchs basking in the sun and fluttering around. I have seen a higher concentration of monarchs here before ( and reported ), they are still here 🙂

Auckland / Sandringham / 2021-06-29 05:00:00

we had 2 caterpillars on our swan plants, bought them inside and one has just hatched.

Auckland / Sandringham / 2021-06-29 05:00:00

we had 2 caterpillars on our swan plants, bought them inside and one has just hatched.

Hamilton / Rototuna / 2021-06-26 11:15:00

Lots of monarchs hibernating in the 2 trees either side of the alleyway from Grosvenor Park to Greenough Pl. 22 Greenlough Pl is the closest home