Through overnight volunteering on the Wild Heart Project, volunteers can get to know some of our wild places around Aotearoa (New Zealand) while protecting this beautiful natural environment we are lucky enough to call home. Many of us have felt cooped up these last few months, so why not join our overnight volunteering projects to […]
The Conservation Work Skills (CWS) programme was developed by CVNZ in partnership with the Ministry for Social Development (MSD) in 2018 to help unemployed people get back into the workforce. The ethos of the CWS programme is that all New Zealanders should have the opportunity to fulfill their potential. We understand that caring for the […]
Our volunteers come from all walks of life, but one thing they have in common is the great experience of getting outdoors and doing something worthwhile for New Zealand’s environment.
The vision for the Westland Ilmenite land at Punakaiki is for the development of an ecological corridor that spans from the mountains to sea, reflecting the rich biodiversity of the area that includes the only nesting ground of the vulnerable Westland Petrel.
The new project, named RACE (Restoring Ātiu Creek Ecology) to action, is helping to achieve the vision of Ko te hau o te tangata, ko te hau te whenua – The vitality of the people, the essence of the land.