Safety Coordinator, New Zealand

Conservation Volunteers New Zealand (CVNZ) is a national, not-for-profit, community-based organisation that is dedicated to involving volunteers and staff in conservation projects for the betterment of Aotearoa’s environment.  Each year we engage thousands of volunteers on meaningful conservation projects across the country as well as delivering training and employment programmes designed to create pathways into […]

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Dallington Landing Red Zone Planting Project

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Dallington Landing, Rotary Forest of Peace and Remembrance  Christchurch’s red zone, formerly residential housing, and vacant space since the February 2011 earthquake is being replanted in natives as part of the Rotary Forests of Peace and Remembrance. This is a New Zealand wide project to celebrate the centenary of the Rotary Foundation and aims to establish 100 forests throughout the country over the next decade. The forests are intended to tackle climate change through the reestablishment of native eco systems in as many communities as possible around […]

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Task Force Green

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Following significant flooding resulting from a one in a 100 year rain event in Canterbury in late May, the government has offered assistance to affected farmers and landowners through their Enhanced Taskforce Green (ETFG) programme, and CVNZ have come on board to help out. ETFG is administered by the Ministry for Social Development (MSD) and is a relief programme that can be instigated when there is a […]

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