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What We Do

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

Latest News

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 […]
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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 […]
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New Migrant Conservation Programme for Auckland

CVNZ is thrilled to announce its brand-new Migrant Conservation Programme. In partnership with the Puketāpapa Local Board this pilot programme will look at ways to connect new migrants to established Aucklanders through conservation projects by reaching out to migrant agencies, English language education providers and other groups working to assist migrant integration into New Zealand […]
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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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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.