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Last year, Conservation Volunteers New Zealand supported over 100,000 hours of volunteering and planted over 150,000 native trees!

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Lyall Bay Guides Protect the Longfin Eel

On Saturday May 5th, the Lyall Bay Guides volunteered on our Wild Futures Programme to help save the longfin eel on a project funded by Mobil Oil New Zealand. The group met with Peter Reiman, head of the Trelissick Park Restoration Group, who has been volunteering in the park for over 20 years. The Kaiwharawhara […]
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Join us on World Environment Day for our Corporate Tree Planting Challenge 2018

Conservation Volunteers invites you to participate in our World Environment Day Corporate Tree Planting Challenge on Friday, 1 June 2018. We have identified key sites in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch as well as across Australia that need your help. Teams will be challenged to plant as many trees as they can in a two hour period, competing […]
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Mercedes-Benz – Days of Caring

A big thank you to the amazing team at Mercedes-Benz in Auckland who turned out for four days across February and March to roll up their sleeves at Pt. England Nature Reserve in Glen Innes as part of their Days of Caring. Due to the efforts of Mercedes-Benz volunteers, we were able to protect the […]
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World Wetland Day – Corporate Volunteer Event

World Wetland Day will be held internationally on Friday the 2nd February 2018. This annual event celebrates the signing of the international Convention on Wetlands in the Iranian city of Ramsar on this date in 1971. Conservation Volunteers New Zealand (CVNZ) will celebrate World Wetlands Day with an educational volunteer event in Auckland at Tahuna Torea […]
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Healthy Communities

Conservation Volunteering is not only about caring for the environment – it’s about caring for you and creating healthy communities.  All of our conservation projects offer the chance to get outside, to engage with others and to be active. Conservation volunteering is good for your health Many of us have sedentary lifestyles, too much stress, or suffer […]
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Rio Tinto Partnership

In 2008, Rio Tinto had a vision to create long-term sustainability for the local community of Punakaiki. This idea lead to the Punakaiki Coastal Restoration Project (PCRP). The PCRP strives to rehabilitate the site at the foothills of the Paparoa mountain range. After nine years of hard work, the PCRP is still actively contributing to the West […]
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Conservation Volunteers respectfully acknowledges tangata whenua, their rich and dynamic culture and their ongoing affinity and cultural obligations within Aotearoa. As a people Māori are intrinsically linked with the natural world and the well-being of natural resources within their region is the basis of their mana. We pay our respect to tangata whenua and their culture, and to elders both past and present.