Introduction

Ongoing - year round: Volunteer for the Okura Bush Walkway maintenance crew and help maintain this walking track every two months.

Volunteers working on the Okura Bush Walkway track.
Volunteers working on the Okura Bush Walkway track

Dates

This activity runs on the second Friday of:

  • February
  • April
  • June
  • August
  • October
  • December

Upcoming dates:

  • Friday 8 December 2017 - FULL
  • Friday 9 February 2018
  • Friday 13 April 2018

Description

Come and join the Okura Bush Walkway maintenance crew.

The Okura Bush Walkway is a three hour return walk that winds its way along the Okura River Estuary and Long Bay-Okura Marine Reserve, through coastal forest to Karepiro Bay and the historic Dacre Cottage.

This volunteer opportunity is available for groups of up to 15 people by arrangement.

Tasks

You will help maintain the walking track, clearing drains and cutting back vegetation from the Haighs Access Road end.

What to expect

Volunteer Gabrielle checking drains, Okura Bush Walkway.
Volunteer Gabrielle checking drains, Okura Bush Walkway

Fitness: Medium to high level of fitness required.

Experience: No special skills are required.

What to bring

Food: Morning tea, lunch, water,

Clothing/equipment: Sturdy footwear (that can get muddy), gloves, sunhat and sunscreen, raincoat.

Tools will be provided for you.

How to apply

Bookings are essential. 

Individual bookingsComplete the online registration form.

Group bookings: Email aucklandvolunteer@doc.govt.nz to discuss further. 

Contact

If you have any questions email aucklandvolunteer@doc.govt.nz.

It will be helpful if you can state which volunteer activity you are enquiring about.

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