English Ivy

  English Ivy (Hedera Helix) has been used to cover walls and fences for centuries. In Europe there are natural checks and balances for ivy, but here in New Zealand our native species have no defence. It is a climbing vine that grips tightly to surfaces, eventually forming hard woody trunks as thick as your […]

Continue reading

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 […]

Continue reading

Join us on World Environment Day for our Corporate Tree Planting Challenge 2020


Conservation Volunteers is excited to offer you the opportunity to participate in our World Environment Day Corporate Tree Planting Challenge on Friday 5th June! 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 […]

Continue reading

CVNZ partnering to help off-set Carbon Emissions!

Westland Petrel

Conservation Volunteers New Zealand is super excited to announce that we are partnering with Carbon Click to make it possible for consumers to off-set their carbon emissions. Carbon Click was started by Jan Czaplicki and Paul Brady who started their journey into carbon off-setting working with Air New Zealand on their off-setting scheme. After their […]

Continue reading