#40965 Beginners Guide to Plant Identification

Kick-start your native plant identification skills with our beginner workshop!  Learn how to identify a selection of local plant species using sight, smell, touch and taste.

You’ll start by learning the defining features of plant identification, before heading out into the ngahere to learn about the names, history and importance of a selection of native plants, as well as how to identify them. 

Dates:  26th February 2023
Times: 10:30am – 1:30pm
Tutor: Charlotte White 
Venue: Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre, State Highway 2
Cost: $20/$10 with Community Services Card – Entry to Pūkaha and light lunch included in cost of workshop

Must Enrol by: 23 February 2023


Course Information for Beginners Guide to Plant Identification

Course Tutor(s): Pūkaha Team 


  • Learn the key features of plant identification.  
  • Confidently identify and name a range of native plant species found locally.  
  • Complete a handy booklet of the plant species you will be identifying, for you to refer to after the course.  

Please contact reception@reapwairarapa.nz for any further information you may require.