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:
- volunteer for a DOC project
- visit Nature Space website to find out about other conservation groups you can join.
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.
Friends of Te Mata Park
Aim: Weed control and planting in Te Mata Park.
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.