We have a vision to restore the biodiversity of the Okura Bush shoreline and surrounds.

Kauri dieback, invasive weeds and pest animals threaten this area. Our mission is to engage the community in the control of predator mammals and invasive weeds, and to eventually restore the ecosystem. Department of Conservation (DOC), Auckland Council (AC), neighbours and the community - all working together - are critical to the success of this project.

Okura Forest Festival 2018 – Highly Successful

The 2018 Okura Forest festival was a huge success. An event that was enjoyed by both the public and the volunteers involved. The event ran from 11am till 11pm on the 17th of Feb. We raised over $17,000! It will be put into ensuring this natural area stays as natural as possible. A big thanks to the many many volunteers…

Trappers Report 2017

Trap lines: The wet weather over winter has been difficult for trappers but trapping has continued over most lines. The Ridge Line, along the fence bordering the Weiti station, remains closed due to access problems during earth works on the station. August to January has seen low catches and the same trend is evident this year. The entry to the…

Okura Forest Festival 17-02-2018

North Shores biggest environmental awareness music festival! A fun day out for all the whole family! Come and get involved in a variety of workshops, browse our delightful eco friendly stalls, sample a delicious range of local food stalls and enjoy some amazing bands! BAND LINEUP: MICE ON STILTS HANS. HARRY PARSONS UNGUS UNGUS UNGUS With many more to come!…

All the Best for the Festive Season from FOOB

Wishing you all a wonderful season with family and friends. Thanks for your support this last year towards restoring this coastal forest gem. The bird monitoring went off well in October, thanks to Gina Wilson, despite a bit of rain. It’s wonderful to hear so many more birds out there and also lovely to hear people commenting on that too.…

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