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TOSSI 2017 AGM
The TOSSI Annual General Meeting was held on 3 September at the Woolshed.
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UPCOMING EVENTS

5 Nov 2017
Sunday in the Park

A range of activities and tasks will be undertaken in the morning These jobs will be advised on the day. We appreciate the support of anyone who wishes to volunteer their time to assist with this worthy project. A lovely barbeque meal is offer ...
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What is TOSSI?

Imagine a coastal landscape where wetlands and forests are regenerating, treasured species like kiwi, pateke, bellbird, whitehead and robin thrive, sheep and cattle graze and everyone is welcome.

Tawharanui Open Sanctuary is a unique blend of conservation, recreation and sustainable farming within Tawharanui Regional Park. The open sanctuary includes mature and regenerating native bush, wonderful beaches, spectacular coastal cliffs, wetlands, heritage sites, a marine reserve and extensive areas of rich pasture.

The Tawharanui Open Sanctuary Society (TOSSI) was formed in 2002 to help make the open sanctuary project a reality. TOSSI works in partnership with the Auckland Council and is involved in volunteer programs, fundraising, education and advocacy. We are a community-based organisation with charitable status.

In 2004 we helped fund a 2.5 km predator-proof fence built across Tawharanui peninsula to create a refuge for native animals free from pests such as rats, stoats and possums. With TOSSI’s help, fourteen species have returned to breed or been re-introduced to the sanctuary including takahe, kiwi, pateke, kakariki, bellbirds, robins, kaka, whiteheads, saddleback and seabirds.

TOSSI projects include forest and wetland restoration, re-introduction of threatened species, monitoring animals and plants, pest control, our nursery, and the development of walking tracks.

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Get involved with this exciting conservation project. Become a member and make a difference! Click here to join now

Make a Donation

Your donation will help protect the plants and animals of Tawharanui Open Sanctuary. All donations of $5 and over are tax deductible.
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