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

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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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Join Our Wasp Wipeout Programme

CVNZ has joined forces with DOC and Stuff to extend the Wasp Wipeout programme into Canterbury and the West Coast of the South Island. Both the German and Common wasps have become major pests- significantly impacting on food sources for native birds and devasting invertebrate populations, as well as providing a nasty sting to those […]
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HSBC and CVNZ partner on community projects

Conservation Volunteers New Zealand (CVNZ) are very excited to announce a new Corporate Partnership with HSBC New Zealand. Generous sponsorship from HSBC will allow us to expand on our environmental programmes and volunteer engagement to together make important social and environmental contributions to our communities. HSBC has a strong commitment to sustainability and this year has […]
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Tuna for Tamariki – Get your kids group involved with longfin eel

Earlier this year, Conservation Volunteers New Zealand developed some educational resources as part of our Wild Futures Programme and with support from Mobil Oil New Zealand Limited (Mobil). These resources focused on the protection of our chosen threatened species, the longfin eel which is a taonga species and a great indicator of water quality. Due […]
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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.