Volunteer Dates & Upcoming Events

Sunday, Weekday Trips and Upcoming Events

Motuihe Island / Te Motu-a-Ihenga


 If you would like to volunteer and contribute to the restoration project:

Motuihe Restoration Project enters a new Phase

We have opportunities for volunteers:

  •         To work in teams which in-fill already planted areas with canopy trees grown in our nursery.
  •         To work in the nursery, propagating the canopy species and a range of rare and endangered plants
  •         To spot and destroy weeds
  •         To help maintain our tracks
  •         To support and take part in our biodiversity monitoring programmes
  •         To man our kiosk over the summer

 For any of these activities, full training will be given. Children(under 16) are welcome but must be supervised by a parent/adult.


Mid week volunteer Trips

For volunteers, whether individuals or groups, midweek trips run throughout the year. Dates are ad hoc so check details on Facebook@motuiheisland or email Simon for more information at volunteermotuihe@gmail.com

Sunday Volunteer Trips



Please also register with the Motuihe Trust through our database https://motuihetrust.my.site.com/volunteer/s/weekend-volunteer


If you have any questions, please contact Fiona on info@motuihe.org.nz

23 June

21 July

18 August FULL

15 September

20 October

17 November

8 December


Weekend Monitoring Trips
These trips for our Kiwi Call survey team, Reptile Monitoring survey team, Camera grid team and the Invertebrate monitoring team require volunteers to register and complete training. Some work is completed with a day-trip using the Red Boat ferry and the overnight trips use the Auckland Sea Shuttle, departing from Okahu Bay.
For info, trip schedule and registration: email Julie motu.julie@gmail.com

Kiosk (Summer weekends)

For info, registration and training: email Fiona info@motuihe.org.nz