As far as possible we use reclaimed or renewable building materials. We use energy efficient lightbulbs and LED lighting in our new buildings. We are currently converting all exterior lighting to solar. We employ sustainable grey water disposal and are trialling a worm farm for black water disposal.
Birds and wildlife
Russell – Orongo Bay Holiday Park is home to four of New Zealands rarest birds the North Island Brown kiwi, the North Island weka, fernbirds and the brown teal. You will hear the calls of kiwi, weka, moreporks, pukeko and spur winged plovers during your stay with us.
See our page What bird is that?
We continuously improve, manage and monitor our sustainable business practices. We encourage low impact activities low impact activities and exploration eg walking, cycling and kayaking and promote local tourism businesses with environmental credentials
We actively work to support the 100% New Zealand brand, network with likeminded businesses and support local conservation groups. We are a corporate sponsor of Project Island Song.
” Look deep into nature and then you will understand everything better “