Reports of Butterfly Sightings

These are reports of Monarch Butterfly sightings throughout New Zealand (mostly!). You can contribute by reporting Monarch sightings and also by reporting pest sightings in your area.

Oamaru / / 2021-08-10 13:30:00

Tuesday, August 10th, 2021

Flying across the parking lot

  • City/Region: Oamaru
  • Site: Outside Southern Community Laboratory
  • Weather: Sunny, 14 degrees

Katikati / / 2021-08-10 12:00:00

Tuesday, August 10th, 2021

Walking from the waters end of Park Rd and walked back to Katikati township. The walkway follows the waters edge most of the way and the totara tree was right […]

  • City/Region: Katikati
  • Site: overwitnering site
  • Trees: Totara tree
  • Weather: fine

Nelson / Stoke / 2021-08-10 11:00:00

Tuesday, August 10th, 2021

Many butterflies and bees

  • City/Region: Nelson
  • Suburb: Stoke
  • Site: Isel park, Stoke, nelson
  • Trees: Flannel flower
  • Weather: Sunny

Tauranga / Papamoa Beach / 2021-08-07 13:45:00

Saturday, August 7th, 2021

Badly Broken wing, have brought it inside and is now on flowers as it can’t fly

  • Tag: uah744
  • City/Region: Tauranga
  • Suburb: Papamoa Beach
  • Site: Back yard
  • Trees: No trees around
  • Weather: Windy

Hamilton / Nawton / 2021-08-07 10:30:00

Saturday, August 7th, 2021

On trees

  • City/Region: Hamilton
  • Suburb: Nawton
  • Site: Dominion Park
  • Trees: Sheoke pine & conifers
  • Weather: Very windy

Wellington / Wellington Central / 2021-08-02 10:00:00

Monday, August 2nd, 2021

Just one today, but glad to see them back after our cold weather over last 2 weeks

  • City/Region: Wellington
  • Suburb: Wellington Central
  • Site: Church garden
  • Trees: Totara, norfolk pine, pohutakawa and nettles
  • Weather: fine - 11 degrees - full sun

Wellington / Wellington Central / 2021-08-02 10:00:00

Monday, August 2nd, 2021

Just one today, but glad to see them back after our cold weather over last 2 weeks

  • City/Region: Wellington
  • Suburb: Wellington Central
  • Site: Church garden
  • Trees: Totara, norfolk pine, pohutakawa and nettles
  • Weather: fine - 11 degrees - full sun

Hamilton / Nawton / 2021-08-01 10:30:00

Sunday, August 1st, 2021
  • City/Region: Hamilton
  • Suburb: Nawton
  • Site: Dominion Park
  • Trees: Sheoke pine & conifers
  • Weather: sunny

Auckland / Auckland CBD / 2021-07-30 14:30:00

Friday, July 30th, 2021

single butterfly flew at 2.5m out of Albert park over princess Street.

  • City/Region: Auckland
  • Suburb: Auckland CBD
  • Site: Albert park
  • Weather: cloudy

Hamilton / Nawton / 2021-07-29 10:30:00

Thursday, July 29th, 2021

On trees

  • City/Region: Hamilton
  • Suburb: Nawton
  • Site: Dominion Park
  • Trees: Sheoke pine & conifers
  • Weather: Foggy