Manawahe Eco Trust

The Manawahe Eco Trust was formed to manage the community's interest in improving biodiversity in native forest within the Manawahe Ecological Corridor. It is a registered Charitable Trust and currently has five Trustees partnered with voluntary support from local community members.
With help from volunteers, the Manawahe Eco Trust is committed to managing and enhancing the biodiversity of the area. The Manawahe Ecological Corridor is the only forested ecological corridor that exists between the Rotorua lakes and the sea. Contained within the corridor are populations of threatened species which include the iconic species of kokako. The important landscape features within the corridor have been recognised as an outstanding regional ecological asset.

  

News

New Appointees

21/08/2013 11:33
MET are pleased to announce two new appointments:- Peter Fergusson as our new Biodiversity Development Coordinator  and Vikki Paul as our new   Environmental Educator The Biodiversity...

Situation vacant

08/08/2013 17:04
These positions have both been filled.  Thank you for your interest, however, and if you would like to volunteer to help MET or contact any of the MET team,  please make contact with our...

Situations Vacant at MET

11/06/2013 11:32
The Manawahe Eco Trust currently has two paid positions available:   Biodiversity Development Coordinator The Biodiversity Development Coordinator will be required to passionately and creatively...

2013 AGM

02/06/2013 09:00
All welcome at MECC at 11am. Light refreshments provided.

Eco trust earns top accolade

30/08/2012 13:01
  Wednesday, 29 August 2012 By Geoff Mercer   WINNING TRUST: Manawahe Ecological Trust executive officer Natasja Boon and secretary Janet Milbank at the...

Write to us with your feedback

16/07/2012 10:22
Would you like to ask us questions about the services we have available? Please contact us. We appreciate your feedback as it helps us to continue to serve you to the best of our ability.

Welcome to Our New Website

16/07/2012 10:21
We would like to announce the launch of our new website. You can find information about all the latest news reports and services. Our primary goal is to keep you in the know on the most recent and...
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Events

May meeting

09/05/2018 14:58

The May meeting of the

Manawahe Eco Trust

will be at the Eco Centre

on Thursday 31 May at 7.00 pm.

If you'd like to join us to find out more of our goals of a Predator Free Corridor in the Manawahe area - please feel free to come along.

Trappers Get Together

11/02/2018 12:03

Trappers Get Together

Saturday 24 February

At the Mountfort's - 584 Herepuru Road, Manawahe

3.00pm if you'd like to wander the farm with Brent

or 5.00pm for BBQ

If wet we'll meet at the Eco Centre at 5.00pm

Would be great to see you all there

Call  Peter on 021 0395370/304 9404


Manawahe Eco Trust

12/09/2017 19:01

Annual General Meeting

Tuesday

26 September

6.00pm

At MECC

All welcome

Join us and share light meal

July meeting of the Manawahe Eco trust

05/07/2017 13:57

The next meeting of the Manawahe Eco
Trust is at the Eco Centre

* Tuesday 25 July at 6.30pm

* We'll be providing hot soup

* You are all welcome to  attend






























2017 Bunny Hunt

03/04/2017 08:30

Sunday 14 MAY

Register between 9 and 9.30am

Manawahe Eco Trust 6 Hour Race 2016

05/11/2016 08:00

We have created another great course through stunning bush and steep farmland up in Manawahe. The race will be held on Saturday the 5th November 2016. Get you teams together and enter this fantastic race. 

September events

24/09/2016 10:00

Working Bee - Manawahe Eco Centre

From 10.00am - can you help?

Baiting Day - Sunday 25 September

From 8.00am - 1595 Manawahe Road - BBQ lunch to follow

AGM - Sunday 25 September

2.00 pm  - 1595 Manawahe Road (if wet at the Centre)


2016 Manawahe Eco Trust Bunny Hunt - Sunday 1st May

06/05/2015 22:41

Registrations from 9-10am  No cost to enter.  Plenty of great prizes up for grabs. We have lots of fun activites and competitions organised for afterwards.  Bring the family along to socialise, enjoy the day and a BBQ lunch. 

2015 MET 6 Hour Adventure Race

06/05/2015 22:13

Thank you to everyone who competed in our 6 Hour Adventure Race.  We hope you enjoyed the race. 

We would like to take this opportunity to thank our generous sponsors and supporters – Whakatane District Council, Edgecumbe Lions, Julians Berry Farm, Pee Jays White Island Tours, Christie Electrics, New World Whakatane and Kai Iwi Honey.  

Huge thanks to all the volunteers that were on board for the day and during the lead up to the race.  You all did such a great job and your contributions are what brings it all together to help us deliver a successful event.

Here are the race scores: 2015 Teams Scores.xls (56,5 kB)