Revegetation Project Team Members – Punakaiki

Fixed Term Contract to 30 June 2020, 30 hours per week Punakaiki Office is seeking two enthusiastic and passionate people to join our team at Punakaiki, delivering a large-scale revegetation project.  The main purpose of these roles is to increase our capacity to meet our tree planting targets, as well as participating in production nursery tasks. For […]

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Conservation Work Skills Leader – Westport & Punakaiki

Full-time fixed term contract to 30 June 2020 Conservation Work Skills (CWS) is an initiative developed by Conservation Volunteers New Zealand (CVNZ) that supports local conservation projects to meet their environmental objectives. The CWS programme provides opportunities for ten local job seekers to gain paid employment for three months. During this period, participants will develop practical skills in […]

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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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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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