What's on!

Find out what's on and what's coming up at Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari so you can come and join in the fun!

April School Holidays:

1. Kids go FREE into the southern enclosure with a paying adult.
2. Enter our takahē colouring competition to celebrate takahē awareness month.
3. Meet a takahē. Receive 20% off a guided tour to our Tautari Wetland when you bring in your colouring competition entry. Check our website for all available tour times.

See more details below.


Kids go FREE into Te Tūī a Tāne, the southern enclosure for the April school holidays.

Book ahead via the link to come on a fabulous family adventure in te ngahere at Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari.

Terms and conditions apply.

Book here!

Terms and conditions: 

  1. Children 16 years and under must be accompanied by a paying adult (Sanctuary Explorer Pass prices for adults apply).
  2. Offer valid for Sanctuary Explorer Passes only, does not apply to guided tours.
  3. Offer not valid for large groups of 10 or more. Please book for large groups through our visitor centre: E: [email protected], Ph: 07 870 5180


April School Holidays Takahē Colouring Competition

Get creative and celebrate takahē awareness month and the 75th anniversary of the rediscovery of the takahē. Print the colouring competition, add your very own artistic flare and find out all about the takahē recovery programme while you're at it! Bring your completed colouring competition page into our Manu Tīoriori visitor centre to enter, or email to [email protected]. When you come to visit us, bring your colouring competition in to get 20% off a Guided Tour to our Tautari Wetland and meet one of our takahē families! Have you met a takahē yet? Kua tūtaki anō koe ki te takahē?

Check when the tours are available throughout the April school holidays here: Experience Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari

Three awesome prize packs are up for grabs.

Be in to WIN one of these fantastic prize packs from Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari, Mother Earth NZ, and Flappy Families.

Colouring Competition


Save the date: Wednesday 5th June, 6pm - 11pm 

Click the banner below to buy your tickets and join us for a fabulous evening of food by BiteLAB, conservation stories and incredible artworks curated by Kate Darrow.