Complete this form to register for an Auckland volunteer activity.

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Volunteer activity

Tiritiri Matangi maintenance activities are a 7-day programme. Motuihe, Motuora, Kawau maintenance activities are 5 days. Kawau Island's gardening club lasts 1 day only.


You need to make a 17–18 day commitment for volunteering on Te Hauturu-o-Toi/Little Barrier Island.


Volunteer availability
Activity you're applying for – maximum 2:


What are your preferred dates: 

If your preferred dates are unavailable, we'll suggest alternatives.

Contact details

Check your address is correct and in full. 

Personal details

Age requirements:

  • You have to be 18 years or older at the time of volunteering for all islands except Kawau Island.
  • For Kawau Island, you have to be 16 years or older at the time of volunteering. If you’re under 16 years old, you'll need an adult volunteer with you.

Emergency contact

For international volunteers, add a New Zealand contact if available:

Medical conditions

For your own health and safety, do you have any pre-existing medical conditions, allergies or past injuries and special dietary needs that DOC needs to know?

Do you give consent to have your medical information shared with your nominated emergency contact?


Volunteer activities span a range of fitness levels. Some activities need a specific fitness level.

What is your fitness level?


Do you have the following licences or certificates?

Relevant skills and experience

Enthusiasm and reasonable fitness are all that is required for general maintenance volunteering.

Previous volunteering experience

Do you have previous conservation volunteering experience:

Would you like to be contacted about future volunteering opportunities?

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