Contents > Website News
- The website gets a facelift and improved page navigation.
- Added cluster photo to the Monarch page and modified the Monarch food page.
- The description of the Common Blue has been updated.
- Rauparaha's Copper distrubution updated.
- Sighting report now includes migrant species.
- Now order online from
- Each species now links to the relevant NZBRN survey page.
- Updated the Acknowledgments.
- Visit us on Facebook.
Changed the Contact page so it is now easier to make contact.28/3/11
Added a subscription service for store updates via email. These will inform you when there is new items added or are back in stock again.26/3/11
Added new photos that Anna, Jérôme, Norm (thanks) and I have taken of many species in the past few months. There is now new pictures on most species pages. Updated the Acknowledgments page with latest photo donators.22/3/11
Brought store back in-house and upgraded the forum.19/3/11
Stuart has completed more printable guides, they are available from the Downloads section.5/2/11
Thanks to Stuart Desjardins, there is now some printable guides, they can be found in the Downloads section.7/11/10
Updated Migrant sightings.4/11/10
Added an printable ID Guide.1/11/10
Updated the lifecycles of the Monarch and Red Admiral. Made further changes about hybridisation between the Common Blue and Southern Blue. Added details about upcoming species variation changes to all the Copper species. Also updated the ID, References and alternative names for Harris's and Janita's Tussocks.21/8/10
Updated the Links page.17/5/10
Added new female pictures to the Monarch.15/4/10
Added a egg picture to the Forest Ringlet which was donated by Mike Lusk.05/4/10
Updated the Links and1/4/10
Completed the improved photos for each species.
The Boulder Copper now has a Variations page.
Updated the Links and Acknowledgments.
would like to thank the following people for the photos they donated.
- Jérôme Albre
- Mike Lusk
- Norm Twigge
- Roger Frost
- Taffy Parry
- Tony Wills
Updated the glossary.17/3/10
Began updating the photos for each species.13/2/10
Updated the Links page.14/12/09
The website has reached 1 year old.
- a forum to
- a Flying this month list,
- a new menu layout,
- clearer navigation,
- a website Aims and Goals list,
- plus many minor changes to improve site performance.
Thank you to the people that donated pictures of Common Copper (Variations) to enable the creation of this page. These people are mentioned in the Acknowledgments. Also updated the Common Copper page to reflect this change.13/10/09
Clarified the imago description wording and added to the notes about the lifecycle on the Rauparaha's Copper.4/10/09
Updated the Links page.3/10/09
Launched Website News (this page).2/10/09
The website has a new home, meaning exciting changes this spring.21/9/09
Updated the Links and2/8/09
You can read About the Author now.27/7/09
Updated the Links page.22/7/09
New picture added to the Yellow Admiral.20/7/09
Added new pictures to the Rare Migrants page.3/7/09
Launched Scientific Classifications page and added tribe details to all species pages.8/6/09
Updated Migrant sightings.2/5/09
All species are now included. Updated Migrant sightings.24/4/09
Updated the Yellow Admiral.22/4/09
Added more pictures from field trips.5/3/09
Updated Long-tailed Blue.20/2/09
Launched Migrant sightings.25/1/09
Added new pictures of the Rauparaha's Copper.20/1/09
Added a guestbook.7/11/08
Updated the glossary.5/11/08
Fixed menu, updated the glossary.30/10/08
This website was launched.
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