Motutapu Island camp ground
Image: Anna McKnight | DOC


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 Motutapu Island

At 178 million years old pest-free Motutapu is one of the oldest land masses in the Hauraki Gulf. The island has lived an exciting life – it was intensively settled by Maori, it hosted massive Victorian picnic parties, and was a base during WWll.

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 Singlemens Quarters two-bedroom 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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