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Welcome to Aongatete Forest Project

Our incredible volunteers and supporters are focused on restoring 500 hectares of native forest in the Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park, between Tauranga and Katikati.

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Upcoming events

Volunteer Wednesday

June 1 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Today's specific task will be preparing the DoubleTap bait (bagging it up) all ready for this Saturday's Winter pest control campaign. Arrive at the kohanga ready to go at 8:30 am, and enjoy a morning cuppa and a chat before you head home at 12

Volunteer Saturday

June 11 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

WINTER BAIT CAMPAIGN Phase 1 - 'DoubleTap' going out into bait stations. In pellet form, this bait has been designed to be fast acting, low residue and target both rats and possums. All hands on deck to get our 500ha covered! Meet 8.30am at the

Volunteer Wednesday

June 15 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Work days - join us for a morning with Aongatete Forest Project. Todays task is A24 maintenance - replacing gas and lure in our network of A24 Goodnature traps. Come along with clothing and footwear suitable for walking both on and off track, gloves and

Volunteer Wednesday

July 6 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Work days - join us for a morning with Aongatete Forest Project. There are plenty of tasks on offer. We may provide specific details here otherwise just come along with clothing and footwear suitable for walking both on and off track, gloves and pair of

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FIND OUR FOREST – MAPS AND WALKS

Aongatete has a very special forest ecosystem and it’s right on the back doorstep of the Western BOP. Check out the area our project looks after and the variety of amazing walks on offer for all to enjoy.

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FUN RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES AND SCHOOL GROUPS

Spot birds, learn about our tree species and discover what’s hiding beneath the leaves. We have a range of engaging and entertaining resources available for making the most of a visit to the forest.
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