Calendar of Events

  • Volunteer Saturday

    January 26, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
    Aongatete Forest Project, 854 Wright Rd, Aongatete 3178, New Zealand

    We will be placing bait into our bait stations throughout the 500 ha AFP.

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  • Volunteer Wednesday

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

    WORK DAY - Rodent tracking index - we will be placing or retrieving 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

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  • Volunteer Wednesday

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

    DISCOVERY DAY - Swimming hole walk

    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 Saturday

    March 2, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
    Aongatete Forest Project, 854 Wright Rd, Aongatete 3178, New Zealand

    We will be placing bait into our bait stations throughout the 500 ha AFP.

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  • Volunteer Wednesday

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

    WORK DAY - Diphacinone retrieval from any lines remaining to be cleared from our January placement.

     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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  • Volunteer Wednesday

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

    DISCOVERY DAY - Sustainable Backyards aligned volunteer day. Take a walk along the short loop with experienced volunteer Mary Hodge who will include a 'walk-the-line' experience along one of our many pest management lines to show what we do to manage pests and protect our forest. Anyone welcome, including children with a responsible adult. Contact events@aongateteforest.org to register. Maximum 15 people. 

    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

    April 3, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Aongatete Forest Project, 854 Wright Rd, Aongatete 3178, New Zealand

    WORK DAY - It's a big day planned with rodent tracking cards being placed or retrieved (weather pending) and preparing for our Feracol operation (bagging Ferafeed and reviewing lines). We will needs all hands on deck!

    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

  • Vol Saturday

    April 6, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Placing Ferafeed across 500 ha

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  • Volunteer Wednesday

    April 10, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Aongatete Forest Project, 854 Wright Rd, Aongatete 3178, New Zealand

    WORK DAY - preparing Feracol for placement. 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

  • Vol Saturday

    April 13, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

    We will be retrieving the Ferafeed lure and placing the Feracol.

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  • ECHO festival Walk Event

    April 14, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

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  • NO Volunteer Wednesday - altered to Sun 14th for ECHO walk

    April 17, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Aongatete Forest Project, 854 Wright Rd, Aongatete 3178, New Zealand

    NO VOLUNTEER DAY TODAY - ECHO WALK ON 14th SUNDAY INSTEAD

    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 other related events 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

  • Vol Saturday

    April 27, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

    We will be retrieving our Feracol from the 500 ha area

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  • Volunteer Wednesday

    May 1, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Aongatete Forest Project, 854 Wright Rd, Aongatete 3178, New Zealand

    WORK DAY - We will be retrieving any remaining feracol from lines left over from last Saturday.

    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

    May 15, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Aongatete Forest Project, 854 Wright Rd, Aongatete 3178, New Zealand

    DISCOVERY DAY - Rata and Rimu - come and discover soem of our Forest Giants with one of our experienced volunteers.

    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 Forest Project - Breakfast with the Birds

    May 24, 2019-May 25, 2019 @ 
    Aongatete Outdoor Education Centre, 834 Wright Rd, Aongatete 3178, New Zealand

    Details coming!

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  • Volunteer Wednesday

    June 5, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Aongatete Forest Project, 854 Wright Rd, Aongatete 3178, New Zealand

    DISCOVERY DAY - Its Matariki week. 

    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

    June 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Aongatete Forest Project, 854 Wright Rd, Aongatete 3178, New Zealand

    WORK DAY - Track maintenance day. Bring along your pruning tools as we focus on track maintenance and tackling some needy projects as a group.

    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

    July 3, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Aongatete Forest Project, 854 Wright Rd, Aongatete 3178, New Zealand

    WORK DAY - Rodent tracking index lines. We will be placing or retrieving 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

    July 17, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Aongatete Forest Project, 854 Wright Rd, Aongatete 3178, New Zealand

    DISCOVERY DAY - Fungal Foray. We will focus on finding fungi this morning. Bring along your camera and macro skills.

    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