Useful Links


Lodge – Accommodation in Aongatete Forest

Outdoor Education Centre 

Conservation Guidesferret_19-2-14_aongatete

Native Forest Restoration Guide – Auckland Council

Pest Control Guidelines – NZ Landcare Trust

Conservation and Bushcraft Training – Department of Conservation

Predator Free NZ – Independent Trust

Evaluating the use of 1080:
Predators, poisons and silent forests – Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment 

Our Position on 1080 – Bay Bush Action
(this paper closely follows Aongatete Forest project thinking)

1080: The Facts – Federated Farmers and Forest & Bird

Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park

20100305_2754_kaimai-plateau_selsky_c_1550_800_edgeKaimai Mamaku Forest Park – D.O.C. 

Kaimai to Coast – walks & tramps – D.O.C.

Kaimai Mamaku Campaign – Forest & Bird

Kaimai catchments state of environment report – BOP Regional Council

Kaimai Mamaku Forests & Ranges Forum

Exploring the Kaimai Bush – Shirley Kerr

Environmental Pest Plants in Kaimai Ranges – BOP Regional Council

Ecology, management and history of the forests of the Mamaku Plateau – D.O.C.

Otanewainuku Ecological District Survey Report – D.O.C.

Local Organisations


Bay Conservation Alliance

Animal Rescue & Rehabilitation Centre

Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Western Bay Of Plenty District Council



 National Organisations

fandbForest & Bird

Department of Conservation

Predator Free New Zealand 2050

Mountain Safety Council

New Zealand Landcare Trust

Native Forest Restoration Trust

 National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee

Simaongatete-streamilar Local Trusts

Friends of Puketoki – Whakamarama

Friends of the Blade – Whakamaramara

Kaharoa Kokako Trust – Kaharoa Forest

Otanewainuku Kiwi Trust – Otanewainuku

Uretara Estuary Managers – Katikati

Western Bay Wildlife Trust – Western Bay of Plenty


Galleries, Collections and Conservation throughout New Zealand

NZ Native – Pinterest gallery 

Bryce McQuillan – Macro and Wildlife photography

Miscellaneous Material

Ultimate Guide to Nest Boxes

Making Bird Houses With Unused Material At Home