Calendar of Events

  • Aongatete Forest Project Volunteer Wednesday

    July 31, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Aongatete Forest Project, 854 Wright Rd, Aongatete 3178, New Zealand

    WORK DAY - Timms traps set up and diphacinone preparation for the next baiting run. The Timms traps wihtin the short loop will be reinstated. The diphacinone preparation involves coutnign and bagging bait at the Kohunga.

    We run "Volunteer Wednesday" on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month (the above is an extra one owing to moving the baiting day forward a week). The day is either 'work' focused - helping with ongoing pest management operations and maintenance OR 'discovery' focused.

    Arrive at the kohanga ready to go at 9am, and enjoy a morning cuppa and a chat before you head home at 12.

    Work days - join us for a work morning with Aongatete Forest Project. There are plenty of tasks on offer. Bring clothing and footwear suitable for walking both on and off track, gloves and pair of secateurs.

    Discovery days - join us for a discovery morning with Aongatete Forest Project. The morning will reward you with discovering aspects of the AFP you mayn't have seen or been to before. Each 'Discovery Day' has a different theme and these will be confirmed the month before the event. Bring clothing and footwear suitable for walking both on and off track, water and personal medication etc. The allocated day for our discovery events may change depending on the event and the weather.

    We hope you can come to both. Subject to weather with notification updates on our website.

    For more information email events@aongateteforest.org

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  • Aongatete Forest Project Volunteer Sat

    August 3, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Please come to help with our August baiting operation. This involves putting Diphacinone blocks into the bait stations throughout the 500 ha forest area.

    Arrive at the kohanga ready to go at 8:30am, and enjoy a morning cuppa and a chat before you head home at 12.

    Please bring clothing and footwear suitable for walking both on and off track, gloves and pair of secateurs. We will provide you with a map and directions on what to do.

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  • Aongatete Forest Park Volunteer Wednesday

    August 7, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Aongatete Forest Project, 854 Wright Rd, Aongatete 3178, New Zealand

    WORK DAY - Finishing off any work not completed last Saturday with the baiting.

    We run "Volunteer Wednesday" on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month. The day is either 'work' focused - helping with ongoing pest management operations and maintenance OR 'discovery' focused.

    Arrive at the kohanga ready to go at 9am, and enjoy a morning cuppa and a chat before you head home at 12.

    Work days - join us for a work morning with Aongatete Forest Project. There are plenty of tasks on offer. Bring clothing and footwear suitable for walking both on and off track, gloves and pair of secateurs.

    Discovery days - join us for a discovery morning with Aongatete Forest Project. The morning will reward you with discovering aspects of the AFP you mayn't have seen or been to before. Each 'Discovery Day' has a different theme and these will be confirmed the month before the event. Bring clothing and footwear suitable for walking both on and off track, water and personal medication etc. The allocated day for our discovery events may change depending on the event and the weather.

    We hope you can come to both. Subject to weather with notification updates on our website.

    For more information email events@aongateteforest.org

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  • Aongatete Forest Park Volunteer Wednesday

    August 21, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Aongatete Forest Project, 854 Wright Rd, Aongatete 3178, New Zealand

    DISCOVERY DAY - Join us to count robins. Experienced volunteers will lead a group to learn about bird monitoring and assist with our annual 'robin count'.

    We run "Volunteer Wednesday" on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month. The day is either 'work' focused - helping with ongoing pest management operations and maintenance OR 'discovery' focused.

    Arrive at the kohanga ready to go at 9am, and enjoy a morning cuppa and a chat before you head home at 12.

    Work days - join us for a work morning with Aongatete Forest Project. There are plenty of tasks on offer. Bring clothing and footwear suitable for walking both on and off track, gloves and pair of secateurs.

    Discovery days - join us for a discovery morning with Aongatete Forest Project. The morning will reward you with discovering aspects of the AFP you mayn't have seen or been to before. Each 'Discovery Day' has a different theme and these will be confirmed the month before the event. Bring clothing and footwear suitable for walking both on and off track, water and personal medication etc. The allocated day for our discovery events may change depending on the event and the weather.

    We hope you can come to both. Subject to weather with notification updates on our website.

    For more information email events@aongateteforest.org

    See more details

  • Volunteer Wednesday

    September 4, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Aongatete Forest Project, 854 Wright Rd, Aongatete 3178, New Zealand

    WORK DAY - Rodent tracking Index monitoring - we will be placing or retrieving rodent tracking cards (weather pending).

    We run "Volunteer Wednesday" on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month. The day is either 'work' focused - helping with ongoing pest management operations and maintenance OR 'discovery' focused.

    Arrive at the kohanga ready to go at 9am, and enjoy a morning cuppa and a chat before you head home at 12.

    Work days - join us for a work morning with Aongatete Forest Project. There are plenty of tasks on offer. Bring clothing and footwear suitable for walking both on and off track, gloves and pair of secateurs.

    Discovery days - join us for a discovery morning with Aongatete Forest Project. The morning will reward you with discovering aspects of the AFP you mayn't have seen or been to before. Each 'Discovery Day' has a different theme and these will be confirmed the month before the event. Bring clothing and footwear suitable for walking both on and off track, water and personal medication etc. The allocated day for our discovery events may change depending on the event and the weather.

    We hope you can come to both. Subject to weather with notification updates on our website.

    For more information email events@aongateteforest.org

    See more details

  • Volunteer Wednesday

    September 18, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Aongatete Forest Project, 854 Wright Rd, Aongatete 3178, New Zealand

    DISCOVERY DAY - Join us in the National Kereru count for Conservation Week. How many Kereru can we count at Aongatete? How does this compare to your home environment?

    We run "Volunteer Wednesday" on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month. The day is either 'work' focused - helping with ongoing pest management operations and maintenance OR 'discovery' focused.

    Arrive at the kohanga ready to go at 9am, and enjoy a morning cuppa and a chat before you head home at 12.

    Work days - join us for a work morning with Aongatete Forest Project. There are plenty of tasks on offer. Bring clothing and footwear suitable for walking both on and off track, gloves and pair of secateurs.

    Discovery days - join us for a discovery morning with Aongatete Forest Project. The morning will reward you with discovering aspects of the AFP you mayn't have seen or been to before. Each 'Discovery Day' has a different theme and these will be confirmed the month before the event. Bring clothing and footwear suitable for walking both on and off track, water and personal medication etc. The allocated day for our discovery events may change depending on the event and the weather.

    We hope you can come to both. Subject to weather with notification updates on our website.

    For more information email events@aongateteforest.org

    See more details

  • Volunteer Sat

    September 21, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

    We will be retrieving diphacinone from the 500 ha

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  • Volunteer Wednesday

    October 2, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Aongatete Forest Project, 854 Wright Rd, Aongatete 3178, New Zealand

    DISCOVERY DAY - Today we focus on epiphytes. Come and learn with AFP Trustee, experienced volunteer and botanist, James Denyer about the epiphytes our forest supports.

    We run "Volunteer Wednesday" on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month. The day is either 'work' focused - helping with ongoing pest management operations and maintenance OR 'discovery' focused.

    Arrive at the kohanga ready to go at 9am, and enjoy a morning cuppa and a chat before you head home at 12.

    Work days - join us for a work morning with Aongatete Forest Project. There are plenty of tasks on offer. Bring clothing and footwear suitable for walking both on and off track, gloves and pair of secateurs.

    Discovery days - join us for a discovery morning with Aongatete Forest Project. The morning will reward you with discovering aspects of the AFP you mayn't have seen or been to before. Each 'Discovery Day' has a different theme and these will be confirmed the month before the event. Bring clothing and footwear suitable for walking both on and off track, water and personal medication etc. The allocated day for our discovery events may change depending on the event and the weather.

    We hope you can come to both. Subject to weather with notification updates on our website.

    For more information email events@aongateteforest.org

    See more details

  • Volunteer Wednesday

    October 16, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Aongatete Forest Project, 854 Wright Rd, Aongatete 3178, New Zealand

    WORK DAY - Rodent tracking Index monitoring - we will place or retrieve rodent tracking cards (weather pending).

    We run "Volunteer Wednesday" on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month. The day is either 'work' focused - helping with ongoing pest management operations and maintenance OR 'discovery' focused.

    Arrive at the kohanga ready to go at 9am, and enjoy a morning cuppa and a chat before you head home at 12.

    Work days - join us for a work morning with Aongatete Forest Project. There are plenty of tasks on offer. Bring clothing and footwear suitable for walking both on and off track, gloves and pair of secateurs.

    Discovery days - join us for a discovery morning with Aongatete Forest Project. The morning will reward you with discovering aspects of the AFP you mayn't have seen or been to before. Each 'Discovery Day' has a different theme and these will be confirmed the month before the event. Bring clothing and footwear suitable for walking both on and off track, water and personal medication etc. The allocated day for our discovery events may change depending on the event and the weather.

    We hope you can come to both. Subject to weather with notification updates on our website.

    For more information email events@aongateteforest.org

    See more details

  • Volunteer Wednesday

    November 6, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Aongatete Forest Project, 854 Wright Rd, Aongatete 3178, New Zealand

    DISCOVERY DAY - The southern extremes of our managed forest area are rarely visited by most volunteers. Help us to service our A24 traps and at the same time explore this area with some of our more experienced volunteers. Different meeting location to be announced closer to this date.

    We run "Volunteer Wednesday" on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month. The day is either 'work' focused - helping with ongoing pest management operations and maintenance OR 'discovery' focused.

    Arrive at the kohanga ready to go at 9am, and enjoy a morning cuppa and a chat before you head home at 12.

    Work days - join us for a work morning with Aongatete Forest Project. There are plenty of tasks on offer. Bring clothing and footwear suitable for walking both on and off track, gloves and pair of secateurs.

    Discovery days - join us for a discovery morning with Aongatete Forest Project. The morning will reward you with discovering aspects of the AFP you mayn't have seen or been to before. Each 'Discovery Day' has a different theme and these will be confirmed the month before the event. Bring clothing and footwear suitable for walking both on and off track, water and personal medication etc. The allocated day for our discovery events may change depending on the event and the weather.

    We hope you can come to both. Subject to weather with notification updates on our website.

    For more information email events@aongateteforest.org

    See more details

  • Volunteer Sat

    November 9, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

    We will be placing Diphacinone across the 500 ha of the AFP.

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  • Volunteer Wednesday

    November 20, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Aongatete Forest Project, 854 Wright Rd, Aongatete 3178, New Zealand

    WORK DAY - Rodent tracking Index monitoring - we will be placing or retrieving rodent tracking cards (weather pending).

    We run "Volunteer Wednesday" on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month. The day is either 'work' focused - helping with ongoing pest management operations and maintenance OR 'discovery' focused.

    Arrive at the kohanga ready to go at 9am, and enjoy a morning cuppa and a chat before you head home at 12.

    Work days - join us for a work morning with Aongatete Forest Project. There are plenty of tasks on offer. Bring clothing and footwear suitable for walking both on and off track, gloves and pair of secateurs.

    Discovery days - join us for a discovery morning with Aongatete Forest Project. The morning will reward you with discovering aspects of the AFP you mayn't have seen or been to before. Each 'Discovery Day' has a different theme and these will be confirmed the month before the event. Bring clothing and footwear suitable for walking both on and off track, water and personal medication etc. The allocated day for our discovery events may change depending on the event and the weather.

    We hope you can come to both. Subject to weather with notification updates on our website.

    For more information email events@aongateteforest.org

    See more details

  • Volunteer Wednesday

    December 4, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Aongatete Forest Project, 854 Wright Rd, Aongatete 3178, New Zealand

    WORK DAY - preparing Diphacinone for placement and/or line maintenance. We will be at the Kohunga regardless of the weather - so an easy preparation day today. Come and join us for coffee and a biscuit/cake and a chat about our operations.

    We run "Volunteer Wednesday" on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month. The day is either 'work' focused - helping with ongoing pest management operations and maintenance OR 'discovery' focused.

    Arrive at the kohanga ready to go at 9am, and enjoy a morning cuppa and a chat before you head home at 12.

    Work days - join us for a work morning with Aongatete Forest Project. There are plenty of tasks on offer. Bring clothing and footwear suitable for walking both on and off track, gloves and pair of secateurs.

    Discovery days - join us for a discovery morning with Aongatete Forest Project. The morning will reward you with discovering aspects of the AFP you mayn't have seen or been to before. Each 'Discovery Day' has a different theme and these will be confirmed the month before the event. Bring clothing and footwear suitable for walking both on and off track, water and personal medication etc. The allocated day for our discovery events may change depending on the event and the weather.

    We hope you can come to both. Subject to weather with notification updates on our website.

    For more information email events@aongateteforest.org

    See more details

  • Aongatete FP Volunteer Saturday and end of year THANK YOU

    December 14, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Aongatete Forest Project, 854 Wright Rd, Aongatete 3178, New Zealand

    WORK DAY - Its our final baiting operation for the year! We will be placing Diphacinone throughout the 500 ha AFP area. We will follow with a BBQ to say thank you to all our volunteers that have helped during the year. 

    We run "Volunteer Wednesday" on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month. The day is either 'work' focused - helping with ongoing pest management operations and maintenance OR 'discovery' focused.

    Arrive at the kohanga ready to go at 9am, and enjoy a morning cuppa and a chat before you head home at 12.

    Work days - join us for a work morning with Aongatete Forest Project. There are plenty of tasks on offer. Bring clothing and footwear suitable for walking both on and off track, gloves and pair of secateurs.

    Discovery days - join us for a discovery morning with Aongatete Forest Project. The morning will reward you with discovering aspects of the AFP you mayn't have seen or been to before. Each 'Discovery Day' has a different theme and these will be confirmed the month before the event. Bring clothing and footwear suitable for walking both on and off track, water and personal medication etc. The allocated day for our discovery events may change depending on the event and the weather.

    We hope you can come to both. Subject to weather with notification updates on our website.

    For more information email events@aongateteforest.org

    See more details