Te Moata is a flourishing sanctuary where we celebrate life, nurture the human spirit and encourage personal responsibility through stewardship of the natural environment. We provide opportunities for the deepening of well-being through connection with self, community and nature, and a safe haven for native flora and fauna. We offer this sanctuary for the benefit of generations to come. Te Moata is a purpose-built retreat centre sitting on 344 hectares of native bush in the Coromandel Peninsula of the North Island of New Zealand. Te Moata hosts a variety of community events and a programme of retreats and residential courses . Over the last 20 years this has included Insight Meditation retreats, Yoga retreats, Dances of Universal Peace gatherings, personal and professional development groups, seasonal celebrations and women’s gatherings.

Latest news

Our menu boards have become works of art thanks to Cecile a french woofer. Thanks for sharing your wonderful creative energy with us Cecile. ... See MoreSee Less

Enjoy the food at Te Moata?

Here’s how to enjoy the food at home too plus have a special reminder of your time at Te Moata!

After 10 years and many requests, 'Te Moata Soul Food' is available again containing old and new delicious recipes, poems and beautiful photos of Te Moata.

Suggested donation is $30 with all proceeds going towards the ongoing vision. If you would like a copy posted to you, please add $5 and email marnie.n@xtra.co.nz
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Assistant Managers Position

Te Moata is looking for two assistant managers to support our current managers in the day to day running of the retreat centre, maintenance of buildings and care of the land. This is a live-in position with a one bedroom cottage provided. We are looking for a multi-skilled couple who have the ability to focus our woofer team, manage housekeeping and maintenance of gardens, assist on retreats and a myriad of other duties that involve the running of a unique, ‘off the grid’ Centre on 800 acres of native bush. Excellent computer skills and a good command of the English language are essential as input of accounts information and reporting are part of this role.

If you are interested in applying for this position please email your CV and covering letter to temoata@xtra.co.nz no later than 18th July 2016. Please type in subject line ‘Job Application for Assistant Managers Position’. The commencement date for this position is 13th December 2016.

Click here, to read job description.
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As a result of many generous donations from our community Te Moata has been able to purchase 15 new beds for our sleeping spaces. Deep gratitude to all who continue support Te Moata in a myriad of ways. ... See MoreSee Less

A great mornings work by the 'mudlarks' de-silting the Lily pond during the working bee. Supported by Hadrien, Nikolai and Evie who cooked a beautiful lunch. ... See MoreSee Less

Upcoming Events

Jul 2016

The Way of Mindfulness – A 7 Day Retreat led by Stephen Archer – 30/07/2016 - 06/08/2016

Sep 2016

Love Without Barriers And Metta for Vipassana with Sister Viranani – 23/09/2016 - 02/10/2016

Oct 2016

Kahuna Principles for Self Healing – 14/10/2016 - 18/10/2016

Nov 2016

Authentic Movement Retreat with Connor Kelly – 04/11/2016 - 06/11/2016
Awakening Wisdom Heart / Mind with Sharda Rogell and Hugh Tennent – 15/11/2016 - 20/11/2016