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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

CVNZ Record Tree Planting for World Environment Day

Last week, on Friday 4th June, CVNZ ran our fifth annual Corporate Tree Planting Challenge to celebrate World Environment Day and it was (mostly) a huge success. Heavy rains and flooding meant our Christchurch event was postponed but the sun came out in Auckland and Wellington. Our corporate volunteers achieved amazing results with a grand total […]
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Launch of the Papakura Stream Restoration Project

This week we launched our newest initiative, The Papakura Stream Restoration Project, at Brookby Wildlife Habitat. Sixty volunteers from Mondelez New Zealand, Fonterra Brands, Aleph Beauty, Million Metres Streams and community volunteers joined us for the day to plant 2,000 native trees and wetland grasses in a kahikatea wetland that runs into the stream. We […]
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Mondelez and CVNZ partner to protect the Papakura Stream

Conservation Volunteers New Zealand is proud to announce Mondelez New Zealand as the newest partner of our Papakura Stream Restoration Project.  Mondelez NZ sponsorship will fund the installation of fence posts made by Future Posts from all the soft plastic that you drop off to your supermarket collection points for recycling. Fencing waterways is vital to […]
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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, we will celebrate Endangered Species Day on the slightly later date of Wednesday 26th May with a launch event for our brand […]
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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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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.