Fill in this form if you're interested in volunteering with DOC in the Taranaki region but there are no activities listed that are suitable for you.

DOC will use the information you provide to identify future volunteer activities that match your skills, experience, availability and preferred location.

The information will also be used for volunteer induction, training, administrative and statistical purposes within the Department.

You can complete the registration of interest here online, or download (PDF, 82K) or (Word, 994K) and send it to:

Taranaki Volunteer Coordinator
Department of Conservation
PO Box 462
New Plymouth 4340


Contact details

Personal details


Emergency contact

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

Medical conditions

For my own health and safety, the following pre-existing medical conditions, allergies or past injuries and special dietary needs are for DOC to note.


Volunteer activities span a range of fitness levels. Some activities may be specific in their requirements (as outlined in the task description).
The following is a general guide to help you indicate your preferred level of activity:
Fitness guide
Low - I can easily walk up to 2 hours over flat ground
Medium - I can comfortably walk with 5kg pack up to 4 hours over uneven ground
High - I am capable of walking with10kg pack up to 6 hours over uneven ground
Very high - I am experienced at walking consecutive days with 10+kg pack over steep, rough terrain


I hold the following licenses and/or certificates


Days available

I can commit to

Relevant skills and experience

Skills and experience I offer

Preferred roles

Preferred type of volunteer work

Previous experience

Previous conservation volunteering experience

Preferred locations

Preferred locations to volunteer at

If DOC is unable to offer me a volunteer activity, I am happy for my details to be shared with other conservation groups if they need volunteers.
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