Patron: Rob McGowan


If you have any queries about anything please contact our manager on

Here is a useful list of websites or documents of interest:

Aongatete Forest Project.

We work very closely with this organisation which is responsible for the forest restoration on 500 hectares surrounding the Centre. Together we established the nature trail and are working on a resource kit for teachers to use in environmental education.


Katch Katikati.

Everything about Katikati and whats on,  particularly see Attractions and Leisure Activities on their website - Athenree Homestead, Haiku pathway, Katikati Bird gardens, Horse4fun Riding and Trekking.


Department of Conservation:-

About the Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park website:  CLICK HERE

About Tramps in the Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park document:   CLICK HERE

About planning back country trips document:  CLICK HERE


Weather websites


Victoria University weather



Environmental studies- About fungi, ferns, orchids, lichens, mosses and liverworts in the Kaimais

Quarry Rehabilitation -TePuna Quarry

Mountain Biking

Kayaking at Waimarino