Mohua Blue Penguin Trust

Volunteer Projects

The colony at Port Tarakohe

A good morning's work
A good morning's work

We are always looking for people to join our volunteer working programme. To find out what is planned for the next meeting, email us using the Contact page.

 

Depending on demand, we build penguin nesting boxes, rat trap tunnels and we occasionally need help installing them! The vegetation at the colony is also quite a demanding lot, so a team of volunteers work year round to keep the thriving natives in check.

 

Possible future work includes fencing, predator control and revegetation of penguin nesting sites.


Rat trap production line

You don't want to be a rat around here.
You don't want to be a rat around here.

Action at the Penguin Shed

The Penguin Shed is open on Monday morningsDifferent tables - different jobsRon teaching new recruitsThe main body of a nesting box takes shapeCutting wood for the boxesCanadian volunteer importAge is no limitation eitherWhen it's all done!

A penguin nesting box in use
A penguin nesting box in use

The race is on

A finished rat trap tunnel with decoration
A finished rat trap tunnel with decoration

Finished Rat Traps

Decorating rat trapsBoutique rat hotelSmorgasboardRat free GBPam and LindsayBuilding up stock

 

page last edited 20 May 2022