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This beautiful male Common Copper Butterfly, also known as NZ Coastal Copper Butterfly (https://www.juliesbutterflies.com/coasta... ) is bright orange with bold black markings on the wings.
On the flower amongst native plants and grasses, in the middle of the track in Okia Reserve (https://www.yellow-eyedpenguin.org.nz/ou... ).
Thank you Ornithoptera80 for identifying this lovely butterfly! Further reading: https://nzbutterfly.info/resident/common...