Start your New Year with kite flying at Chateau Tongariro and Mount Ruapehu
PHOTO: Project Tongariro


Summer | Central North Island: Showcasing, celebrating and acknowledging all things conservation, Mahi Aroha brings together the Central Plateau’s stunning natural and historical treasures in an exciting summer programme.

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About Mahi Aroha/Summer Programme

Mahi Aroha is a joint initiative between the Department of Conservation and Project Tongariro. It offers you exclusive opportunities to explore our local flora and fauna, landscapes, cultural and historical sites and creatures.

Learn about the conservation efforts currently underway in our area and what you can do to help. Meet the people working tirelessly to ensure our very own piece of paradise remains intact for future generations. 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.


For further information:

Tongariro National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 7 892 3729
Address:   Whakapapa Village
State Highway 48
Mount Ruapehu
Full office details

Or join us on the Project Tongariro Facebook page to keep in touch.

Mahi Aroha/Summer Programme and Project Tongariro logos.

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