Birds of Aotearoa New Zealand: Collective Nouns, Ngā Manu o Aotearoa: Nga Kupuingoa Topu
June 01, 2021
If you love native New Zealand birds, Birds of Aotearoa New Zealand: Collective Nouns by Melissa Boardman is the perfect book for you. It features all our birds and includes their names in English and te reo Māori.
It also has 115 pages of fantastic illustrations of all the birds. Every bird has a page to themselves and sometimes two. Also included is each bird’s habitat and all the nature surrounding them.
The book features 50 pages with many facts about the birds and their habitats and whether they are extinct or alive. Read more
Birds of New Zealand – Ngā Manu O Aotearoa
05 March, 2021
Birds of New Zealand – Ngā Manu O Aotearoa by Melissa Boardman has many different native New Zealand birds, from beady-eyed moreporks to little blue penguins, to the cheeky kea. I loved the smooth pages, and it was a delight to browse through. As well as being filled with beautiful illustrations of our native birds, it also includes the Māori names for them.
It gives a full description of the birds; what they look like, the collective nouns for them, the translations, and even a part about the author. Read more