Experience this natural
sanctuary

Bush/Beaches/Native Wildlife

Plan Your Visit

Join us for the day and participate in the restoration of Motuihe Island or simply come and relax on this beautiful piece of paradise

*Next Volunteer Date - 30 January -  Restricted midweek trips are being organised.  Please note no Sunday trips proceeding until further notice due DOC Wharf Closure.  
*Upcoming Volunteer Dates
*Biosecurity - 'Keep Motuihe Island Pest Free'
Get Involved

Get Involved

  • Next Mid week Volunteer date - 30 January 2020
  • Next mid week Volunteer date - 05 March 2020
Outdoor Experiences

Outdoor Experiences

Great for kids

Great for kids

  • Five sandy, safe beaches
  • Easy bush walks but not pushchair friendly
  • Camping
  • Locating rare native birds, geckos, skinks and tuataras
  • Help with hands on experience with native plants

 

Experience... Explore

Experience an island which has been transformed from farmland to a home for kiwis, tuatara, geckos and endangered native birds.

Motuihe Island has beautiful native plants, birds and lizards, significant historic sites and fantastic recreation opportunities.

Video Acknowledgement: Department of Conservation

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Blog

The latest news and views on Motuihe Island / Te Motu-a-Ihenga

December 2019 Newsletter

December 2019 Newsletter

Exciting news on fluttering shearwaters. Merry Christmas to all Motuihe sponsors, supporters and volunteers.

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November 2019 Newsletter

November 2019 Newsletter

AGM update with news & Guest Speaker

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October 2019 Newsletter

October 2019 Newsletter

Summer is just around the corner. These Kowhai flowers are abundant and fabulous.

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Our Sponsors

Appreciation and recognition to our sponsors for their vision and support to Motuihe Island / Te Motu-a-Ihenga