Kaikoura Island I Motu Kaikoura
An open sanctuary promoting wilderness education, ecosystem restoration and public recreation on an offshore island.

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PrefabNZ picks up the Lodge Rebuild

The new Motu Kaikoura lodge is an exciting, innovative and collaborative community project lead by SGA. Components were prefabricated in their Kingsland workshop as part of an educational programme to teach practical building skills to a team of Architecture + Women NZ members and transported by land sea and sky for assembly on the remote island location.

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Deputation

On Wednesday 10th September 2003 at a Meeting of the Parks and Heritage Committee of the Auckland Regional Council a deputation from NZ Forest Restoration Trust was heard regarding Kaikoura Island.

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Benefits to Great Barrier if Kaikoura a wildlife refuge by Tony Bouzaid

Port FitzRoy is one of the best natural deepwater harbours in New Zealand. Landlocked but for two narrow entrances, it is a haven in all weather.  The harbour was recognised as a strategic asset during World War II. It was seen as the logical stopping-off point for a Japanese attack on Auckland, 90km away, and the approaches were mined and the harbour fortified. The underground bunkers in Bradshaw Cove on the island's northern shore, which were the control centre for the Port Abercrombie minefield, could be restored as an added attraction for visitors.

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