The egg-laying skink (also known as Suter's skink) is New Zealand's only native egg-laying lizard (all others give birth to live young).
Grand skinks was probably once widespread in Central Otago, but habitat loss and predation have now reduced its range to a tiny fraction of this area and they are now Critically Endangered.
Marbled skinks are now restricted to small islands off the north east coast of the North Island. Because of their small range they are classified as Relict.
A common lizard of Canterbury, Otago and inland Southland.
A naturally uncommon species restricted to the Mokohinau Islands and related to the Pacific gecko group.
Mourning geckos were introduced to the Cook Islands by Polynesian settlers.
Restricted to small parts of Otago, these large, rare skinks are Critically Endangered.
An exotic lizard that from Australia that is now established in the wild in the upper North Island of New Zealand.
The Waiharakeke grass skink is an unammed species previously included in the common skink group.