Volunteer planting dates set for June

31st May 2013

Two dates have been allocated in June for volunteers to help with planting on Rotoroa. So if you're keen to lend a hand, put Saturday 22 or 29 June in your diary. 360 Discovery Cruises offer a 40% discount for volunteers - just mention you are volunteering when you book.

Island ecologist Jo Ritchie will be coordinating the day, which will comprise three to four hours of planting, with the rest of the day left to enjoy the island. Planting will take place around wetland areas as well as around the new island hostel, so make sure you wrap up warm, and even bring a change of clothes. Spades and gloves will be provided.


  • Lunch and a drink
  • Bring boots or gumboots (not sandshoes or open shoes)
  • Warm clothes and wet weather gear (a change of clothes is also a good idea

Through 360 Discovery Cruises on 0800 360 3472 and ensure you state you are booking as a volunteer to get your discounted fare.

Places are limited so book early to secure your spot.

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