Written by: Will Bowden
Tara Iti - the name of our club - is also the traditional maori name for the New Zealand Fary Tern. As part of development consent The Te Arai and Mangawhai Shorebirds Trust was established by the owners of Tara Iti. The trust is incorporated under the Charities Act 2005 with three foundation trustees. While the trust primarily concentrates on the Mangawhai Wildlife Refuge and the coast of Te Arai Beach, there is provision for the trust to widen its area of work.
The objectives of the trust are to: