Get involved with conservation groups who are working with the Department of Conservation (DOC) to protect New Zealand's natural and cultural heritage. You can also volunteer for a DOC project.
DOC staff frequently work with iwi on a number of conservation management issues.
The dedication and enthusiasm of a few individuals has turned into a conservation project that much of the community now supports. The first stage of the project was developing a walkway along the Mangawhero River.
The Tongariro National Trout Centre Society is involved in activities that foster public understanding of the Taupo trout fishery, other freshwater fisheries and freshwater ecology.
Find out about this volunteer group and their conservation projects in the Tongariro National Park and surrounding areas.
Based on a partnership between Ngati Tuwharetoa and the Crown, the Taupo Nui A Tia Management Board manages and administers the beds of Taupo waters.
Naturespace - ecological restoration groups in your area