Story: Wetlands

Mingimingi berries

Mingimingi berries

Mingimingi (Coprosma propinqua) is a bushy shrub, 1–5 metres tall, with small, dark green, glossy leaves and grey or orange bark. In autumn mingimingi has pale berries that turn blueish, which are food for birds, insects and lizards.

Using this item

Private collection
Photograph by Peter Johnson

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

Peter Johnson, 'Wetlands - Wetland forests and shrubs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 April 2024)

Story by Peter Johnson, published 24 Sep 2007