Volunteering is a great way to connect with our work. It provides an opportunity to visit and do some experiential learning that serves you but also adds a lot of value to us at Koanga.

Volunteer Days at Kōanga 2023!
Fridays (except public holidays) 10:30 – 3:00 beginning February 10th

In 2023 we are running Volunteer days in the Forest Garden from 10:30 – 3:00. Kay and Rachel, our Forest Garden manager will be leading the sessions and we will be working in our Mediterranean or Temperate Forest Garden, or our Pig and Chicken forage forest garden. All of these forest gardens covering 2 hectares are well established now and amazing to be in. Learning to manage them is the challenge for most of us and this is an opportunity to get to learn here at Kōanga. You are welcome to join our staff for lunch ( the vege come from our own Research Garden ) and discuss anything you feel like and check out our gardens etc if you wish.
Home schooled children over the age of 10 welcome.
Please e-mail [email protected] if you’d like to be involved

Northern Fruit Tree Collection in Hokianga

Some of you will know that, as well as the Forest Gardens at Kōanga, the Northern Fruit Tree Collection is held on Gail & John’s farm in Hokianga. Gail and John would also welcome help caring for this collection so if you live in the north and are able to volunteer some time they’d love to hear from you. Timing for this is flexible and once they know who is interested and when they are available dates will be arranged
Please e-mail [email protected]