From Karapiro Lodge

From Emanuels – Lake Karapiro Lodge at Piarere, above State Highway One – Tirau Road and the Waikato river/Lake Karapiro looking south west beyond Lake Karapiro to the foothills of Maungatautari at Pukekura, south of Cambridge and Leamington. This morning lodge owners Ann and Eddie Rompelberg hosted the monthly Cambridge Chamber of Commerce Network over Coffee at their beautiful home and luxury lodge.

Kaka at Maungatautari Ecological Island

Feeding the Kaka (there are three in this photo – all nibbling on peanuts) at the aviary in the Southern Enclosure within the Maungatautari Ecological Island. Feeding times are 9:30am and 3:30pm daily. BTW MEIT are running a naming competition for these lovable characters. You can enter here – SUBJECT: KAKA COMPETITION.

Maungatautari Ecological Island

The Maungatautari Ecological Island Trust held an open day today, Sunday the 7th of September 2008, to celebrate Conservation Week 2008 and the unveiling of directional and interpretive signage sponsored by power generation company Mighty River Power. Visitors admire new signage at the MEIT southern enclosure at Pukeatua. David Wallace Maungatautari Ecological Island Trust ChairContinue reading “Maungatautari Ecological Island”