Edible Weeds Part 1: Dandelion

Dandelion - edible weeds

While we’re at home, it’s fun to slow down and explore what’s around us. Some of the plants we think of as weeds are edible and can be a great addition to our diets! At this time of year, one of the most common wild plants we see around are dandelions (Taraxacum officinale). These have […]

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About Us – Our Mahi

Conservation Volunteers New Zealand - Our Mahi

He rau ringa e oti ai By many hands the task is completed Conservation Volunteers New Zealand (CVNZ) was established in 2006. Our expertise in volunteer engagement and conservation projects is widely recognised in New Zealand and Australia, where we have over 35 years experience. With offices in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin and Punakaiki, CVNZ works […]

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#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 […]

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