Project Island Song is an ecological restoration project in the islands of Ipipiri in the eastern Bay of Islands. They are coming alive with birdsong, regenerating forests and increasing biodiversity. Locals and visitors can enjoy a unique year-round experience of Northland's subtropical climate, spectacular scenery and natural heritage.
Project Island Song's corporate membership will give you hands on involvement with the restoration through events and conservation activities such as planting, bird monitoring and pest control.
Your ongoing commitment will contribute to its long-term sustainability. You will be helping to restore a healthy environment now and for future generations.
Our current corporate members are:
Copthorne Hotel and Resort Bay of Islands
Motuarohia Settlers Association
Orongo Bay Holiday Park
Cap'n Bobs Beach House
Russell Booking and Information Centre
The Project Island Song corporate membership package includes:
- Sponsor a tree at our annual planting – watch your tree become part of a forest
- Provide a trap and its annual service in the mainland buffer zone – monitor your pest catch
- Or run a trap and bait station on your commercial vessel
- Receive our quarterly newsletter ‘Island Song Quarterly’ and if you’re interested, our regular project updates 'On the Ground with Project Island Song'.
- Have your company listed (with a link) on our website
- Join us at events – be part of the next bird release to the islands
Pay by bank deposit
Guardians of the Bay of Islands Inc.
Pay by credit card or Paypal
Pay by credit card or paypal here for one year:
*Company conservation day
Your membership also entitles you to a discounted rate for your team to spend a day on the islands doing conservation activities. This offer is for up to 30 people and can include;
- Boat trip
- Guided walk
- Tree planting
- Bird monitoring
- Cultural activities
*Subject to season and availability, conditions apply. Price to be determined
**Sponsor a species
Your company can sponsor one of the 20 species that will be returned to Ipipiri as part of our restoration plan. You will be actively involved in its release and post-release monitoring.
**Price dependent on species.
Make a donation
Long-term financial sustainability is an ongoing challenge for Project Island Song. A huge investment in time and money has been made in ridding the islands of pests and keeping them pest free, setting up and servicing the mainland buffer zone, planting over 25,000 trees, returning species to the pest free islands, coordinating our volunteer activities and education programmes as well as the day to day running of Project Island Song. However much of our energy is spent fundraising. A significant contribution to the project would allow us to get on with what we should be doing – ecological restoration work.
Some other ways your company can support Project Island Song:
- Administration assistance
- Financial and legal advice
- Research and development
- PR and Marketing
- Building and machinery