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What We Do

 

We believe that everyone can make a difference to the health of our environment and society. Through our projects, volunteers can get involved by planting and caring for native trees, eradicating pests and weeds, protecting threatened species, and helping to make our natural spaces accessible to everyone. Our projects focus on restoring our wild places and protecting this beautiful natural environment we are lucky enough to call home. Here are just some of our achievements since 2006:

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Latest News

Endangered Species Day at The Papakura Stream

Every year, on the third Friday in May, thousands of people around the world participate in Endangered Species Day by celebrating, learning about, and taking action to protect threatened and endangered species. This year, Endangered Species Day takes place on Friday 21st May and Conservation Volunteers New Zealand (CVNZ) will be celebrating with a launch […]
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Celebrate Earth Day with Conservation Volunteers

Join Conservation Volunteers New Zealand (CVNZ) next month with a day of environmental restoration to celebrate Earth Day. Earth Day is an annual event on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First held on April 22, 1970, it now includes a wide range of events coordinated globally by EARTHDAY.ORG. These events have grown and to date […]
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Accenture help Wipeout Auckland’s Wasps

Accenture at Motutapu Island With thanks to the awesome team from Accenture, last week we were able to kick off our Auckland Wasp Wipeout Programme with a day of wasp control at Motutapu Island. A team of seven Accenture employees joined CVNZ and DoC staff for the day to install 120 bait stations on multiple […]
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Help bring Kahikatea back to Cranford Basin – Christchurch

Want to help create a living legacy for our city? Conservation Volunteers New Zealand will be planting 37, 000 kahikatea in Cranford Basin this winter, and we need your help! These seedlings will grow up to become the largest forest of kahikatea in Ōtautahi Christchurch since pre-European times. Help plant this forest and be part […]
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Life after Conservation Work Skills

The Conservation Work Skills (CWS) programme is a partnership between CVNZ and the Ministry of Social Development that gives keen locals the opportunity to gain first hand experience in the conservation sector. Through tree planting, restoration projects, weed control, predator control, nursery work, community projects big and small, track construction and maintenance, participants are exposed […]
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Join us on World Environment Day for our Corporate Tree Planting Challenge 2021

Conservation Volunteers is excited to offer you the opportunity to participate in our World Environment Day Corporate Tree Planting Challenge on Friday 4th June! We have identified locations in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch as well as across Australia that need some extra restoration care. Teams will have two hours to plant as many trees as they can, competing […]
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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.