25th Anniversary Quiz Night

Date posted: 01-Apr-2014

The Supporters are holding a Quiz Night as part of our 25th Anniversary celebrations. It..

2014 Photo Competition

Date posted: 31-Mar-2014

The deadline for this year's photo competition is just one month away! The com..

25th Annniversary celebrations

Date posted: 04-Dec-2013

The Supporters of Tiritiri Matangi (SoTM) turned 25 in October 2013! We are planning lot..

Ecology Journal marks 25 years of Tiritiri

Date posted: 25-Nov-2013

The latest issue of the New Zealand Journal of Ecology is dedicated entirely to Tiritiri..

New recipe book

Date posted: 22-Oct-2013

Our new recipe book, Gourmet on Tiritiri Matangi Island - Second helpings, has just..

New bequests initiative

Date posted: 09-Sep-2013

Watch out for coverage in the national media this week for a new campaign by 'Include a Charity ..

New 2014 Calendar now available

Date posted: 03-Sep-2013

Our stunning new calendar is now available. For just $15 you'll have a wonderful selection of ph..

Our Response to the draft CMS

Date posted: 05-Feb-2013

Your committee has just submitted our response to the Draft Conservation Management Strategy (CM..

2013 Photo Competition

Date posted: 27-Jan-2013

It is that time of year again, when we are looking for entries to our photographic c..

Film of the Kokako Week Jazz Concert

Date posted: 03-Oct-2012

Many thanks to Pieter Huisman who made this short film of the wonderful Jazz concert hel..

Visiting Tiritiri Matangi

Tiritiri Matangi is an easy day trip by scheduled ferry service from Auckland.  In order to make it an enjoyable experience and so as not to unduly disturb the wildlife, the number of people on the ferry is strictly limited.  In summer the ferry gets booked days in advance so it pays to book early.

As well as wonderful wildlife Tiritiri Matangi has a lighthouse, a Visitor Centre some great walks and views and beaches.  Most visitors start with a guided walk which finishes at the Visitor Centre where free tea and coffee is provided.  There are plenty of tables outside to have your lunch and if it is wet there is plenty of room in the Visitor Centre.

In the afternoon you may want to explore some of the east coast, relax around the Visitor Centre or head for Hobbs Beach for a swim.

Photography by Julie Cotterill ©