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

Latest News

Wasp Wipeout extends to Auckland, Kapiti and Central Otago

In partnership with DOC and Stuff, CVNZ is now extending the delivery of the Wasp Wipeout programme into Auckland, Kapiti and Central Otago. Last year, Canterbury and the West Coast were successfully added to the programme. Both the German and Common wasps have become major pests – significantly impacting on food sources for native birds […]
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CVNZ partnering to help off-set Carbon Emissions!

Conservation Volunteers New Zealand is super excited to announce that we are partnering with Carbon Click to make it possible for consumers to off-set their carbon emissions. Carbon Click was started by Jan Czaplicki and Paul Brady who started their journey into carbon off-setting working with Air New Zealand on their off-setting scheme. After their […]
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Join the 2019 Corporate Clean Up Day Challenge

Conservation Volunteers is calling on all corporates to help clean up our environment by taking part in Auckland’s second annual Corporate Clean Up Day Challenge on Friday 22nd November 2019. The world is currently producing nearly 300 million tonnes of plastic each year – a significant amount of which will end up in the oceans, where it impacts […]
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Fundraising Whale & Dolphin Conservation Experience

Love Omaru Stream are fundraising with 1/2 price tickets for a special trip with Auckland Whale & Dolphin Safari. Saturday 3rd August 2019, 8:00 am – 12:30 pm Do you love the Hauraki Gulf and all the amazing wildlife out there? We do too! We’re on a mission to restore 707m of the Omaru Stream in Te Whanake/Pt […]
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Rubbish Collection at the Heathcote Estuary

On Saturday,  CVNZ Christchurch joined 825 volunteers from various groups on a rubbish collection day to clean-up the Heathcote Estuary. The Heathcote Estuary is one of New Zealand’s most important wetlands because it is a sanctuary for breeding fish and migratory birds. A grand total of 488 bags of rubbish were collected from the estuary […]
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Join us on World Environment Day for our Corporate Tree Planting Challenge 2019

Conservation Volunteers is excited to offer you the opportunity to participate in our World Environment Day Corporate Tree Planting Challenge on Friday 31st May! 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.