This section contains an archive of the New Zealand Botanical Society Newsletter

  • Our first issue was published in August 1985
  • Issues have been published quarterly since 1986
  • Newsletters in this archive are in PDF format
  • Back issue orders of the hardcopies are also available
  • Upload of the latest issues are held back for one year or more –
    Join us to subscribe to the latest hardcopies and to become a member

Three ways to find articles in this archive:

1. Browse

Use the dropdown box to browse our newsletters by year:

   Don’t forget to hit “Go”!

2. Search Keywords

  • Enter your keyword(s) into the search box below
  • Refine your search by following the links generated

3. Search Index

Search the PDF of the New Zealand Botanical Society Newsletter index (current up to March 2003)


Our newsletter publishes contributions under the following topics:

  • News
  • People
  • Appointments
  • Events
  • Regional Botanical Societies
  • University Departments
  • Other botanical research establishments
  • Notes and reports
  • Current research
  • New plant records
  • Fieldwork
  • Phenology
  • Short articles
  • Announcements
  • Desiderata
  • Forthcoming meetings and conferences
  • Meeting/conference reviews
  • Theses in botanical science
  • Book reviews
  • Letters to the editor

Each cover features a different plant portrait.

Lara ShepherdPlease email our editor if you have contributions for our newsletter.


    We wish to thank:

  • Jill Rapson for preparing the spreadsheet upon which the newsletter index is based.
  • The former TFBIS Programme for funding the scanning and digitisation of hardcopies from Number 1 (August 1985) to Number 86 (December 2006). From Number 87 (March 2007) the newsletters are directly uploaded as PDFs.