author pic_ robert vennell_taken by matthew catin

Kia ora, I’m Robert. I am the author of The Meaning of Trees – The History and Use of New Zealand’s Native Plants. I’m passionate about New Zealand’s plants and wildlife and write about them over at The Meaning of Trees blog.  I am currently working as a collection manager for the natural science galleries at Auckland Museum – Tāmaki Paenga Hira.