The book by Winsome Shepherd and Walter Cook; The Botanic Garden, Wellington A New Zealand History 1840 - 1987
gives an excellent view of the early years, and explains many of the features and trees seen in the Gardens.
It will be of interest to all those interested in this Garden, and those wanting to explore more of the introduction
of exotic trees into this country. It also provides an interesting insight to the early history of the Capital
City of Wellington.
Publisher Milwood Press, Wellington NZ
291B Tinakori Rd
First published 1988