Did you know?

  • More than 99 species of lizard live in New Zealand
  • We have geckos and skinks, and 33 of our skinks are found nowhere else in the world
  • Lizards help scatter the seeds of some of our native plants and may also pollinate their flowers.
  • Lizards will love your backyard if they have food and shelter

Get involved in conserving these special creatures by creating an inviting home for them in your garden.

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To find out how you can get involved in conservation activities near you, contact your local DOC office