Rotoroa Island isn’t all breathtaking views and precious wildlife – it’s also home to a host of fun and educational talks and events.

Check out what's coming up below and remember to follow us on Facebook to make sure you're always the first to know.

SATURDAY 21 JULY - Volunteer planting day.
Join our passionate team of volunteers and pitch in with our island restoration; you'll also get the chance to plant a seedling and help us save Pennantia Baylisiana, a rare plant species. 360 Discovery Cruises offers a 40% discount for volunteers, so be in quick to book your place. More info on our facebook page.

The dates for 2017 are:
Sunday 16th July
Saturday 22nd July
Saturday 12th August
Sunday 27th August


Kiwi chick releases are during breeding season which usually runs from August to April - and we'd love for you to be a part of these special events. Make sure you stay up to date with all our upcoming releases by following us on Facebook.


Rotoroa Island offers a small number of public and corporate volunteer days each year. Whether you're looking to organise a productive and unique team bonding event for your colleagues, or you want to spend some quality time providing some much needed assistance at an emerging wildlife sanctuary, there are a number of ways to help out on Rotoroa Island.

For more information visit Volunteering on Rotoroa Island, follow us on Facebook or send us an email at volunteer@rotoroa.org.nz.