As work nears completion on a $6 million redevelopment of the Dunedin Botanic Garden propagation buildings and glasshouses, attention is turning to shifting thousands of rare plants and seeds.
Dunedin Botanic Garden
A rotating digital camera taking photos at regular intervals will be set up in the central part of the Dunedin Botanic Garden this week as an interim security measure until closed-circuit television can be installed.
A giant glowing worm has appeared above ground at the Dunedin Botanic Garden.
The Dunedin Botanic Garden's worm is getting a wriggle on and should soon be here, Dunedin City Council staff say.
A major international conference held in Dunedin over the past week drew to a close yesterday amid plaudits for the city and its people.
Spring was in the air at the Dunedin Botanic Garden yesterday.
The Dunedin Botanic Garden seems likely to become part of a new project aimed at setting up a global network of tree and plant health ''sentinels'', garden curator Alan Matchett said New Zealand AgResearch scientists have been approached to join the International Plant Sentinel Network, an international monitoring network which enables warnings of plant pests and diseases to be shared.
Hundreds of botanic garden enthusiasts from 45 countries have arrived in Dunedin for the Fifth Global Botanic Gardens Congress.
An extension to the Dunedin Botanic Garden's Clive Lister Garden is well under way, and a hole has been left for a most controversial worm.
The Dunedin Botanic Garden is growing.
Nearly $2 million is expected to be injected mostly into the Otago economy by delegates from as far afield as China, Lithuania and Russia attending the fifth Global Botanic Gardens Congress in Dunedin in October.
Flowers will bloom at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery on Saturday as one city institution pays tribute to another.
The Dunedin Botanic Garden celebrates its 150th birthday today.
As Dunedin Botanic Garden celebrates 150 years, Clare Fraser remembers one of its more colourful early occasions.
Proposals will be sought from local Dunedin artists for a sculpture to celebrate the Dunedin Botanic Garden's 150th birthday.
At Dunedin Botanic Garden the arboretum covers just over 2ha. But what exactly is an arboretum?
A lifetime of learned discipline is being temporarily reversed by Dunedin's George Street Normal School pupils, who are using a commercial vehicle as their painting canvas.
The Dunedin City Council is seeking consent to build new nursery facilities to replace the ageing glasshouses and propagation areas of the Dunedin Botanic Garden.
It could well have been a sellout crowd for the Chills' concert in Dunedin yesterday - had tickets been on sale. As it was, entry to the concert at the Dunedin Botanic Garden was free.
Tours of the lower Dunedin Botanic Garden will begin next month in an initiative by the Friends of Dunedin Botanic Garden. Committee member Annette Riley says the tours are a pilot and the Friends hope to extend the tours next year to include the upper garden. Ms Riley says the idea is to extend the experience of the garden for both local and overseas visitors.