- YHA - Youth Hostel Association
- Mount Tutu Eco-Sanctuary - Journey to the Protected Queen Elizabeth II National Trust paradise of Mount Tutu Eco-Sanctuary, a Podocarp Native Rainforest with trees over 500 years old.
- Pounamu Lodge - Nestled in pristine native forest with panoramic views over the lake to sacred Mount Tarawera.
- Lyons Lakestay - Affordable,"boutique style" backpacker,casual accommodation,B&B or Holiday unit.
- Pottsbury Organic Farm - A twelve acre organic orchard with two private and secluded Holiday Homes nestled among the trees and bird song
- Prana Eco Retreat - A unique Eco Retreat Venue, a place to rejuvenate body and soul, to swim, surf, walk and meditate.
- Whirinaki Forest B&B
- Lake Okareka BnB
- Jayride - Find or share a ride with Jayride, NZ's FREE rideshare community
- Kiwi Experience
- Intercity Coachlines
- Stray Travel
- Newmans Coach Lines
- Thrifty Car Rental
The Great Living Legends Muck-In- Bay of Plenty-Tauranga
Provider: Living Legends
Region: Bay of Plenty
Living Legends is managing 17 native tree planting projects throughout New Zealand during Rugby World Cup 2011. We are working with provincial rugby unions and community groups for each planting, and we’d love overseas visitors and locals to join us in supporting and enjoying our natural heritage. As well as that we are honouring our Rugby Legends – each planting site is dedicated to a New Zealand rugby icon.
The Kaituna wetland is a very significant conservation initiative in the Bay of Plenty with wide community support. It’s a wonderful reminder of how things once were.
Cabbage trees and flaxes are flourishing, pukeko prowl through the raupo, numerous ducks, shags and pied stilts forage for food in the waterways.
The inclusion of this important wetland in the Living Legends projects recognises the threatened nature of these ecosystems.
Local schools and the wider community have been involved in planting of defined areas and a kayak trail has been established.
On Sunday 2 October 2011, volunteers will plant 3000 additional native trees at this site as part of Living Legends programme of work – come and join us.
The Bay of Plenty Rugby Legend is the dynamic All Black hooker from Ngongotaha, Hika Reid.
Reid played 40 matches for the All Blacks from 1980 to 1986, has formerly had coaching roles with New Zealand Maori and Bay of Plenty, along with English clubs Harlequins and London Irish.
General willingness to muck-in and have fun