The Barrier skink is known only from alpine habitats at three sites in the south-western South Island.
The chevron skink is one of New Zealand's rarest and most secretive lizards.
Common skinks are avid baskers, and abundant in coastal areas.
The Cyclodina group of lizards contains more rare species than any other group of New Zealand lizard.
Grand and Otago skinks are two of New Zealand's most impressive and distinctive lizards, and grow as long as 300 mm. Both species are unique to Otago,and are two of New Zealand's rarest reptiles.
The ornate skink is in gradual decline, and needs our help to protect it.
The rare Sinbad skink is found only in an alpine habitat in Fiordland.
The distinctively marked striped skink is one of New Zealand's least known and rarely seen lizards.
Te Kakahu/Chalky Island skink is known to only live in one small area in Chalky Inlet, Fiordland.
Native to Australia, plague skinks were first recorded in Auckland during the 1960s and are now posing a threat to our rare native lizards.