Tauranga volunteers
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Introduction

Come along to help DOC rangers and community groups enhance local gems in Tauranga.

Description

Rangers from Tauranga invite you to join in on our volunteer days. The activities and the location will vary. 

As well as helping out DOC rangers and community groups, you'll also get to learn about the history of the project area, go on a walk, or even catch a glimpse of some of the amazing wildlife.

Volunteering for heritage and visitors rangers

Keeping public tracks safe and accessible is integral to conservation of flora and fauna. Help the rangers by attending our once a month track maintenance volunteer workday.

Orokawa track maintenance

When:  9:30 am to 3 pm, Tuesday 18 May 2021
What: Track maintenance
Where: Orokawa Bay Track to Orokawa Bay

Tasks:

  • Improving tracks using a grubber and spade
  • Clearing drains and culverts
  • Lopping branches and removing debris
  • Removing old seating on track

Requirements: Medium fitness and comfortable carry tools along the work site

Victoria Battery Heritage Reserve vegetation maintenance

When:  9:30 am to 3 pm, Wednesday 26 May 2021
What: Vegetation maintenance
Where: Victoria Battery Heritage Reserve, Waikino

Tasks:

  • Weed management
  • Pruning
  • Clearing vegetation for historic artifacts

Requirements: Medium fitness and experience with sharp cutting tools and sharp objects

Contact

To request a volunteer role description for an activity and complete a volunteer registration application contact:

Nataalia Lunson, Ranger Community
Mobile: +64 27 536 6847
Email: nlunson@doc.govt.nz 

Tauranga DOC office
Phone: +64 7 571 2668
Email: taurangainfo@doc.govt.nz

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