The Trust’s property at Port Pegasus was the site of Louis Rogers’ hotel and post office in the late 1800s during the Tin Range mining rush. The old Surveyor's Track, which provided access up into the Tin Range, runs through the property.

Forest Lifeforce Restoration Trust - Predator control, plant propagation, forest restoration and species recovery are all part of its remit and comprise the bulk of its activity. Flagship projects include the Maungataniwha Kiwi Project, fast carving out a name for itself as one of the most prolific and successful kiwi conservation initiatives.