Applications for volunteering on Tiritiri Matangi are temporarily closed. This is because there is a large backlog of applicants and the need to rebook volunteers postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Bay of Plenty
All places for the 2021/2022 dates are full. Volunteers have the opportunity to live and work on Kapiti Island for a month at a time during summer. You'll assist DOC rangers with conservation and recreation tasks, and interact with the public on behalf of DOC.
November 2021 – March 2022: Curio Bay is one of Southland's most popular destinations, home to endangered endemic species such as Hector's dolphin and yellow-eyed penguins/hoiho, and the remarkable fossilised forest.