Motuora campsite from water
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December 2018 – March 2019: Expressions of interest are invited for camp hosts who can help to look after campers and the campsite.

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  • December 2018 – March 2019


Camp hosts help to look after campers and the camp site. 


On behalf of the DOC rangers they perform these duties:

  • register and collect fees from campers
  • provide information on recreational opportunities, biosecurity, safety and camp rules
  • help to maintain and clean facilities
  • help ensure rules are followed and liaise with DOC staff.

About Motuora Island

Motuora is an 80 ha island in the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park. Enjoy the beautiful beaches, secluded picnic spots and clear waters. There are several walking tracks, with chances to see a variety of native wildlife including kiwi.

What to expect

The position is suitable for single people, couples or families.

An induction will be provided. 

Accommodation: Accommodation will be supplied in the ranger's house. 

Essential skills and characteristics: Volunteers must be able to relate to a range of people in a friendly manner. Be mature, sensible and have a good, positive attitude.

A current First Aid certificate is preferred.

How to apply

To apply complete the online application form

For further information about the application process contact:



Maungauika / North Head Office
Phone:   +64 9 445 9142
Address:   North Head Historic Reserve
18 Takarunga Road
North Shore 0624
Full office details
Mahurangi / Warkworth Office
Phone:   +64 9 425 7812
Address:   Unit 12
30 Hudson Road
Full office details
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