TV ONE Breakfast at Home Bay

By: Motutapu  05-Apr-2012
Keywords: Hiking, Sponsor, Picnic

Home Bay Live
TV ONE Breakfast Mon 13th Dec

Tamati Coffey, TV ONE Breakfast weatherman and roving reporter was on the island early on Monday 13th December.

Over 5 live feeds between 6.30am and 9.00am Tamati chatted about Motutapu with Christine Fletcher, chair of the Trust and Trustee Rick Braddock who holds the farming concession on the island. Jackie from gave a promo about the 12th February 2011 Concerts & Conservation event being staged at Home Bay and there was discussion about the 26th March 2011 multi Sport event also happening at Home Bay.

A beautiful morning, the island looking its very best !    

Tamati with the Motutapu farming fraternity - Rick Braddock, Graham and Diesel

Keywords: Fundraise, Hiking, Picnic, Sponsor

Other news and updates from Motutapu


The News

The sighting of bellbirds comes as more than 80 international and national delegates gather in Auckland this week at a workshop led by the Department of Conservation on tackling threats to wildlife on islands around the world. The return of the bellbird, after more than 100 years' absence, follows one of New Zealand's largest ever island pest eradication programmes on Motutapu and Rangitoto Islands last year.


NZ's Largest Off Grid Solar Power System

Power on the island supplies a number of DOC houses, the 12,000 guests per annum that stay at MOEC, and Motutapu Farm.Once the renewable power generation system is complete, the power and water distribution networks on the island will also be upgraded. NEWS RELEASE - 17 Sept 2010Installation of New Zealand's largest off-grid solar power system will begin next week on the Department of Conservation-managed Motutapu Island.


Pest Project Wins Award

As the chairperson of the Motutapu Restoration Trust, I wish to thank Brett Butland for bringing this award to our attention.The award conveys a strong sense of honour and achievement for the collective efforts of all of the voluntary organisations that serve the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park.


Jim Holdaway Conservation Award

Hehas served on the Auckland Regional Planning Authority where he promoted a network of regional parks for the Auckland region, and was both a founding and long-serving member of the Auckland Regional Authority. Trev has had a long involvement with conservation with involvement in the projects on Tiri Tiri Matangi and Motuora before committing to Motutapu in the early 1990's.