Information about the New Zealand Biodiversity Hotspot was developed using the book Hotspots Revisited, which cites:

Cameron, E.K., De Lange, P.J., Given, D.R., Johnson P.N., & Ogle, C.C. 1995. New Zealand Botanical Society threatened and local plant lists (1995 revision). Newsletter New Zealand Botanical Society 32: 15-28.

Cromarty, P.L., Broome, K.G., Cox, A., Empson, R.A., Hutchinson, W.M. & McFadden, I. 2002. Eradication planning for invasive alien mammal species on islands – The Approach Developed by the New Zealand Department of Conservation in 'Turning the Tide: The Eradication of Invasive Species.' Proceedings of the International Conference on Eradication of Island Invasives. In C.R. Veitch & M.N. Clout. (Eds.), IUCN Species Survival Commission occasional paper No.27.

Daugherty, C.H., Gibbs, G.W. & Hitchmough, R.A. 1993. Mega-island or micro-continent? New Zealand and its fauna. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 8: 437-442.

Dawson, S.M. & Slooten, E. 1988. Hector’s dolphin. Cephalorhyncus hectori: Distribution and abundance. Reports of the International Whaling Commission. Special Issue 9: 315-344.

Ecroyd, C. 1996. The Ecology of Dactylanthus taylorii and threats to its survival. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 20: 81-100.

Falla, R. A., Sibson, R.B. & Turbott, E.G. 1979. The New Guide to the Birds of New Zealand. Auckland: Collins.

Francis, K. 1971. The New Zealand Kiwi. Christchurch, New Zealand: Whitcoulls Publishers.

Froggart, P. & Oates, M. 1993. Proceedings of Conference on People, Plants and Conservation: Botanic Gardens into the 21st Century, March 19-23, 1992.. Wellington. Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture.

Given, D.R. 1981. Rare and Endangered Plants of New Zealand. Auckland: Reed.

Given, D.R. 1995. Forging a biodiversity ethic in a multicultural context. Biodiversity and Conservation 4: 877-891.

Given, D.R. & Pavlik, B. 1994. Helichrysum dimorphum: Obscure, unique and endangered. Forest & Bird 272: 39-41.

Grant, P.J. 1994. Late holocene histories of climate, geomorphology and vegetation, and their effects on the first New Zealanders. In D.G. Sutton. (Ed.), The Origins of the First New Zealanders. pp. 164-194. Auckland: Auckland University Press.

Halloy, S.R.P. 1995. Status of New Zealand biodiversity research and resources: How much do we know? Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 25: 55-80.

Holmes, B. 1995. Second chance for the Tuatara. New Scientist 149 (2016): 26-29.

May, R. M. 1990. Taxonomy as destiny. Nature 347: 129-130.

Mcdowell.1987: Impacts of exotic fishes on the native fauna. In A.B. Viner. (Ed.), Inland Waters of New Zealand. DSIR Bulletin 241.

Mcglone, M. 1989. The Polynesian settlement of New Zealand in relation to environmental and biotic changes. New Zealand Journal of Ecology (Supplement)12 : 115-129.

Ministry For The Environment. 1997. The State of New Zealand's Environment. New Zealand: Ministry for the Environment.

O'reagan, T. 1994. The Maori view of sustainable land management. In M. Ralston. (Ed.), Proceedings of the 1994 New Zealand Conference on Sustainable Land Management 12-14 April 1994. pp. 63-66. Lincoln University.

Rogers, G.M. 1995. World of wounds. Forest and Bird 277: 23-30.

Saunders, A. 2000. A Review of Department of Conservation Mainland Restoration Projects and Recommendations for Further Action. Wellington: Department of Conservation.

Sutherland, R. 1999. Basement geology and tectonic development of the greater New Zealand region: An interpretation from regional magnetic data.Tectonophysics 308: 341-362.

Towns, D.R. & Elliot, G.P. 1996. Effects of habitat structure on distribution and abundance of lizards at Pukerua Bay, Wellington, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 20: 191-206.

Veitch, C.R. & Bell, B.D. 1990. Eradication of introduced animals from the islands of New Zealand. In D.R. Towns, C.H. Daugherty, I.A.E Atkinson. (Eds.), Ecological Restoration of New Zealand Islands. Wellington: Department of Conservation.

Williams, P.A. & Courtney, S.P. 1995. Site characteristics and population structure of the endangered shrub Olearia polita, Wilson et Garnock Jones, Nelson, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Botany 33: 237-42.

World Resources Institute. 1994. World Resources 1994-95. Oxford: Oxford University Press.