Publications on Rangitoto Island
Listed below are publications on or featuring Rangitoto Island. If you know of more books please contact me.
Natural History of Rangitoto Island
The Auckland Botanical Society publication "Natural History of Rangitoto Island" is available for purchase for $30 at Bach 38. It can also be ordered by mail, p & p included, for $40 - send order and cheque to:
Auckland Botanical Society,
PO Box 26391, Epsom,
This 192-page book is in full colour and covers the flowering plants, conifers, ferns, bryophytes, lichens, fungi and seaweeds - as well as the ecology, geology and animal life.
RANGITOTO:Te Toka tu moana
Have you ever gazed at Rangitoto and wondered... How it got its shape? Was it a very explosive beginning? And will it erupt again? Rangitoto: Te Toka tu moana, The rock standing in the ocean tells the dramatic story of Auckland's most dramatic icon - its birth, the kaka bird's connection to Rangitoto, the imprint of humans on its fragile wildlife, and how the island's guardians are saving it today. Available from May 2009 ISBN 978 014 350334 7 RRP $19.95 Puffin, Penguin Group NZ Ltd Buy it here: www.wheelers.co.nz