Kōrero: Butterflies and moths

Kiwiana

Kiwiana

Kitsch butterflies such as these at Waitarere Beach, south of Foxton, are reasonably common in rural areas. In the New Zealand context it would be more appropriate if these adornments were moths – there are about 20 times as many native moth species as there are butterflies.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Shirley Williams

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Brian Patrick, 'Butterflies and moths - New Zealand’s butterflies and moths', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10526/kiwiana (accessed 28 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Brian Patrick, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007