Introduction

There are many opportunities in the Hawke's Bay to work with others and contribute to conservation.

Listed below are some volunteer based groups that you can get involved with. You'll learn new skills, meet like-minded people, contribute to conservation, and increase your connection to your local community and natural spaces.

For more conservation volunteer opportunities in Hawke's Bay:


Ahuriri Estuary Restoration Group

Aim: Enhancement of the Ahuriri Estuary, especially the lower Estuary. Vounteers work on weed control and plantings, and some walkway and sign maintenance.

Ahuriri Estuary Restoration Group on Nature Space

Friends of Te Mata Park

Aim: Weed control and planting in Te Mata Park.  

Friends of Te Mata Park website 

Poutiri ao ō Tāne volunteer opportunities

Aim: To bring native wildlife back into the lives of people in Hawke's Bay. The project involves habitat restoration, species reintroductions, wide scale pest control, research, education, and communication.

Visit the Poutiri Ao ō Tāne website f

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