Volunteer for a conservation project

What We Do

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

Get involved with Conservation Volunteers New Zealand

Get Involved

Our volunteers can help you with your conservation project

Need Our Help?

Donate to Conservation Volunteers New Zealand

Donate Now

Latest News

Conservation in the Big Slow Down – What would you like to see from us?

Wow! Doesn’t life feel different when each day is a day spent at home rather than at the office, at school or university, or out volunteering? Even though we can’t be out there together tree planting or controlling weeds, there’s still lots to do towards conservation in New Zealand. Our vision here at Conservation Volunteers […]
Continue reading »

COVID-19 Update – Suspension of In-Person Volunteering

Today we are announcing that we are joining the effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 and give our health systems the best chance to care for people affected by the coronavirus. Effective from 18 March 2020, Conservation Volunteers will be suspending our regular in-person volunteering activities across the country. “Our top priority is the well-being of […]
Continue reading »

#IWD2020 – Celebrating International Women’s Day & Conservation Volunteers’ Amazing Women!

First celebrated in 1911, International Women’s Day falls on March 8 every year and is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women’s equality. The theme for International Women’s Day 2020 is Each for Equal, with a key message of Celebrating women’s […]
Continue reading »

Join us on World Environment Day for our Corporate Tree Planting Challenge 2020

Conservation Volunteers is excited to offer you the opportunity to participate in our World Environment Day Corporate Tree Planting Challenge on Friday 5th 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 […]
Continue reading »

Help plant the 200,000th tree in Punakaiki!

It’s celebration time here at CVNZ’S Punakaiki Coastal Restoration Project! On Tuesday 11 February from 10am to 2pm, we will be planting our 200,000th tree with the help of the kids from Barrytown School and our many other supporters from the local community and beyond. We’ve come a long way since 2009 when the first tree was planted and our 75 hectare site was named Te Ara Tāiko Nature Reserve.  This […]
Continue reading »

Our Achievements – 2019

2019 was a big year for us here at Conservation Volunteers New Zealand. We started lots of great new projects such as our Conservation Work Skills Programme, Wasp Wipeout and New Migrant Programme. We worked with many new partners and volunteers, planted lots of trees and pulled lots of weeds. Best of all, we met […]
Continue reading »
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.