Kayaking at Waimara Wetland
Getting wet and wild with whio rafting the Tongariro River
Showcasing, celebrating and acknowledging all things conservation for the last 50 years, Mahi Aroha brings together the Central Plateau's stunning natural and historical treasures and serves them to the public in an exciting 50 year anniversary 2013-14 summer programme.
A joint initiative between the Department of Conservation and Project Tongariro, Mahi Aroha offers you exclusive opportunities to explore our local flora and fauna, landscapes, cultural and historical sites, creatures and the people working tirelessly to ensure our very own piece of paradise remains intact for future generations.
Learn about the conservation efforts currently underway in our area and what you can do to help. Meet the people working hard behind the scenes protecting what is ours and be inspired to lend a hand.
Bring the kids, grab a friend and explore your backyard like never before. This is our place, let’s protect it, nourish it and hold onto it. Mahi Aroha - doing it for conservation.