Rotokare Scenic Reserve Trust

Description

Rotokare Scenic Reserve is a stunning 230 hectare forested hill-country catchment, extensive wetlands and 17.8 hectare natural lake. Mature tawa, rewarewa and mahoe dominated forest is home to kiwi, ruru/morepork, karearea/NZ falcon, tui, korimako/bellbird, kereru/wood pigeon, riroriro/grey warbler, miromiro/tomtit, tieke/saddleback, popokatea/whitehead and toutouwai/North Island robin, plus a variety of other bird species. The lake edge habitat consists of raupo, flax, and pukatea/kahikatea swamp forest – home to notable fauna such as matata/fernbird, puweto/spotless crake, also tuna/eels and banded kokopu in the streams and lake. Situated just 12 kilometres from the township of Eltham, South Taranaki, Rotokare is a popular recreation spot for boating, walking and simply enjoying the beautiful scenery.

Meetings

Volunteering is a very rewarding experience ! Rotokare Sanctuary thrives on the voluntary support of people like you and me. Help maintain the success of Rotokare Sanctuary, which is a nationally significant project, having achieved a predator-free status, a rare achievement among our nationwide sanctuaries. We welcome any support you can offer to our project, so why not come along to our Sunday morning volunteer working-bee, lend a hand and meet some like-minded people. Every Sunday morning at 9am.

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Primary Contact

Jen

Educator

06 764 8500

educator@rotokare.org.nz

Alternative Contact

Simon Collins

06 764 8500

simon@rotokare.org.nz

Physical Address View Map

Rotokare Scenic Reserve Trust

Sangster Road

Eltham

4398

Postal Address

PO Box 33

Eltham

4353

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Rotokare Scenic Reserve Trust