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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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Casual Team Leader – Auckland

Casual position The Team Leader is responsible for the safety, welfare and supervision of volunteers doing practical conservation work on our programs in Auckland, ensuring our volunteers enjoy a positive project experience whilst working within the boundaries of occupational health and safety requirements. While Team Leaders have a base location, the ability to be away from the base location […]
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OVERNIGHT VOLUNTEERING – JOIN THE WILD HEART PROJECT

Through overnight volunteering on the Wild Heart Project, volunteers can get to know some of our wild places around Aotearoa (New Zealand) while protecting this beautiful natural environment we are lucky enough to call home. Many of us have felt cooped up these last few months, so why not join our overnight volunteering projects to […]
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Free Trees for Backyard Planting

Please note: (Due to overwhelming demand,  we are no longer accepting requests for free trees. We are all out)           CVNZ has teamed up with Mondelēz New Zealand to give away 1,500 free native trees and shrubs to households in Auckland (available now) and Christchurch (available soon) to help attract native birds […]
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Join Us this Planting Season!

Community Planting Days are back! 🌳⁠ We had planned for this winter to be our biggest planting season yet. CVNZ is committed to planting tens of thousands of native trees around New Zealand but now, due to Covid -19 changes, we need your help more than ever to get these trees in the ground. Many of […]
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NZ Earth Overshoot Day

Tomorrow – Tuesday 5 May is Earth Overshoot Day for New Zealand! What on Earth does that mean? It means that if everyone on our planet, all 7.8 billion of us, consumed and used resources (Ecological Footprint) at the same rate that we do in New Zealand; then on 5 May this year we would […]
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EARTH DAY 2020 – CLIMATE ACTION

Today – Wednesday 22 April is Earth Day. It’s the 50th anniversary of the annual Earth Days starting way back in 1970! That beginning sparked the passage in the “U.S. of the Clean Air, Clean Water and Endangered Species Acts, and the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency”. When I think about the 1970s – […]
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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.