Story: Marlborough region

Marlborough green gecko

Marlborough green gecko

New Zealand has at least 80 endemic species of lizard, including the Marlborough green gecko (Naultinus manukanus). It is found in regenerating mānuka shrubland and coastal scrub around the Marlborough Sounds.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Marlborough region - Climate, plants and animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 January 2022)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Nov 2016