Learn about the native plants growing right on our doorstep. Otatara is a great place to explore and learn.
Learn about some of the native plants that live in Otatara using our Leaf Bingo (PDF, 1.54 MB) cards.
Learn to recognise some of the more common native trees and shrubs growing in Otatara – and learn more about them too.
Each card has a life-sized image of the plant’s leaf, photos of the plant and interesting facts (we may do more).
Use our Leaf Bingo – Māori Uses (PDF, 1.50 MB) cards to learn to recognise common native trees and shrubs growing in Otatara and learn more about how Māori have traditionally used them.
Each card has a life-sized image of the plant’s leaf, photos of the plant and information about traditional Māori uses.
Find out more
See www.southlandcommunitynursery.org.nz for more information about Southland’s native plants.
The Otatara Landcare Group publication Natural Otatara (PDF, 3.62 MB) has sketches and a list of all the native plants that occur in the Otatara area. Get a printed copy from the Otatara Landcare Group or 4 Square Shop in Otatara.