Colour in our Landscapes - Rural and Urban

Resene Webinar 12. Selecting colour to both celebrate and respect the diverse landscape nuances of Aotearoa NZ.

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Harakeke flower colour palette

Get inspired by the natural beauty of Harakeke flower colours from your favourite places for your next decorating project.

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Click here ti view the colour chart

Read about the unique citizen science project here

Harakeke hues.


Mapping Harakeke Colours

Do harakeke display a different flower colour depending on the landscape they inhabit? We need your help to find out the answer.


Colour Guidelines

Inaugural Colorsteel range designed by Di Lucas for NZ Steel, 1981
Di selected and named the colours, the following six were for a standard range to suit town & country and roofs & walls, 30 additional colours were selected to be made for special orders as well.


Iron Sand




*Tussock (the only colour not manufactured now)


Colours for Structures in the Aotearoa 
New Zealand Landscape