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 on the East Coast:
- volunteer for a DOC project
- visit Nature Space website to find out about other conservation groups you can join
- join Conservation groups in Gisborne on Facebook or email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up to their volunteer list.
Women's Native Tree Project Trust
Aim: Planting native trees at Titirangi (Kaiti Hill), Lovers Lane (Esplanade), Wainui schools and Makorori.
Contact: Tairawhiti Environment Centre, phone +64 6 867 4708.
Forest & Bird – Gray's Bush
Aim: Pest control at Gray's Bush Scenic Reseve to improve the health of a small but significant piece of native forest. Volunteers service 20 pest kill traps and 20 insect survey pit fall traps.
Contact: Grant Vincent, email@example.com or +64 6 868 8236