The New Zealand area in development:

September 2005, the pools dug, lined, and filled.

September 2005, the pools dug, lined, and filled.

August 2006, still working on those pools!

August 2006, still working on those pools! You can see the South African area in the background corner.

October 2006, and the pools finished, and the whole area ready to plant.

October 2006, and the pools finished, and the whole area ready to plant.

January 2007, getting started with the paths and the plants.

January 2007, getting started with the paths and the plants.

October 2007, and it's starting to look like a garden... the grass path surrounding it is getting there too.

October 2007, and it’s starting to look like a garden… the grass path surrounding it is getting there too.

And here it is all grown in in June 2015.

And here it is all grown in in June 2015.

 

Some photos from Autumn 2015:

Olearia, September 15

Olearia, September 15

Pseudopanax lanceolata, September 15

Pseudopanax lanceolata, September 15. Also known as lancewood. This one is developing the adult plant’s foliage… the juveniles look quite different.

September 15

September 15

Leucogenes grandiceps, October 15

Leucogenes grandiceps, October 15

Celmisia 'Inchriach Hybrid', November 15

Celmisia ‘Inchriach Hybrid’, November 15.

Clematis seeds, September 15

Clematis seeds, September 15.

Chionochloa, September 15

Chionochloa, September 15. We bought it as C.flavescens, but it probably isn’t. However, I don’t know which one it actually is. It is beautiful though. And very large!