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Posted on Aug 13, 2017

Here are some comments from visitors about our guided trips to Mana Island: “The island is a real credit to the staff and volunteers. It was a pleasure visiting and seeing the fantastic changes that have happened in the 30 years since I last visited. Congratulations.” – Richard (February 2021) “We absolutely loved it. Have been telling so many people it’s a must see.” – Matt (February 2021) “We had a fantastic trip to Mana Island today – great group of people, super guides who shared their knowledge of the island, bird life and projects. It was worth waiting for and we are sure to book again. Thank you.” – Marilyn and group (March 2020) “We thoroughly enjoyed  our day and also thank Dave and Claudia for their guided tour.  Claudia was really brilliant in finding geckos for our grandchildren to see. The trip was especially special for our son who was born during the time we lived and worked there. Barry and I were both amazed by the amount of growth round the houses and wetlands since we had last visited 20 years ago.  The amount of plantings also were a major achievement. Thank you again for your good work.” Pam & Barry (March 2020) “Good weather, nice company and seeing a McGregors skink plus the white-faced storm petrels was a great treat.” – Gerry (March 2020) “We all enjoyed our trip very much. We are now Friends of Mana Island.  It was well worth doing the very informative guided talk rather than just walking along on our own.” – Melody (June 2019) “Our thanks to Philippa and Dick for a great day out at Mana Island today. We really enjoyed it and were pleased to have the opportunity to see the petrels being fed.” – Anita and James  (February 2019) “Just wanted to say we had a fab day on the Island yesterday – we thoroughly loved it. Thanks to the volunteers for making it the place it is. We have decided to take out membership to contribute to the ongoing funding.” – Caroline (February 2019) “A quick note to thank you and the team for a most interesting and informative day at your place. We were amazed to be able to see the feeding of the chicks and how caring and informative Laurie and Claudia were of the members of the Club. We wish you and the members of FOMI every good wish in your current and future programmes and we are very grateful to visit and see what you are doing on Mana.” – Levin Combined Probus Club (February 2019)  “Thank you to your team for the wonderful trip to...

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