Over the summer period, our specialist keepers and conservation staff will be delivering fascinating presentations based on their areas of expertise on Rotoroa Island.


  1. Saturday, 20 January
    Chris Steele - Orbell’s offspring: exploring takahe recovery

  2. Sunday, 21 January
    Ben Goodwin - Rotoroa's native plant biodiversity: a botanical look at the island.

  3. Saturday, 3 February
    Richard Gibson - New Zealand's Reptiles: our best kept secret

  4. Sunday, 4 February
    Claudine Gibson - Rotoroa's seabirds: the wanderers return

  5. Saturday, 17 February
    Natalie Clark - Kiwi Operation Nest Egg: the circle of life

  6. Sunday, 18 February
    Ian Fraser - No island is an island: a look at Auckland Zoo's recent involvement with Rotoroa and other Hauraki Gulf islands

For full presentation content and information, visit the Rotoroa website.

Rotoroa is also offering daily free guided walks, encounters and workshops on a regular basis. Click here to learn more.