Connecting people who love nature and want to make a difference

CVNZ brings volunteers together to plant and care for native trees, control pests and weeds, and protect threatened species. Volunteering with us is fun, easy and rewarding. Together, we can help restore our wild places and protect our precious natural environment. Volunteer with us in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Punakaiki.

Since 2006, the CVNZ community has achieved a lot:


Project Events


Days Volunteered

1,860,000 +

Trees planted

120,000 kg

Rubbish Collected

1,183 Ha

Area weeded

Volunteer in Auckland - Volunteer Planting Day - World Environment Day Corporate Planting Challenge, Conservation Volunteers New Zealand

Volunteer with us

Find opportunities near you to meet like-minded people and make a difference.  Volunteer in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Punakaiki.

Make a donation

Support our important work by making a donation or sponsoring a plant.

Volunteers at Conservation Volunteers New Zealand's native plant nursery at Atiu Creek Regional Park in Auckland
Become a partner

Become a partner

CVNZ has long-standing and successful relationships with a wide range of partners. Together, we can achieve so much for our natural environment and unique wildlife.

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Meet our community

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.