Te Atatu School planting day
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1 November 2017 - 28 February 2018: This is an opportunity to assist a master's student who needs assistance with her research into Pureora short-tailed bats while she completes a project for DOC.
We are seeking skilled volunteers that have a high level of fitness and a keen interest in birds, to assist the DOC hihi ranger on daily sugar feeding rounds. Opportunities for the 2018/19 season are full.
Applications for the 2018/19 season are now open.
4 December 2017 - 6 April 2018: Volunteer as a campsite host and enjoy the beautiful nīkau forest at this campsite on the Kohaihai River mouth.
Ongoing: We are looking for adventurous people to register for Dunedin’s War on Weeds.
September - April each year: A range of biodiversity monitoring projects in Whirinaki Te Pua-a-Tāne Conservation Park provide excellent opportunities for volunteers to gain new skills working alongside experienced staff.
Volunteer positions to help monitor and protect critically endangered parakeets are now closed for the 2018/19 breeding season
Every Friday (excluding public holidays) DOC Coromandel’s weekly volunteer activities are aimed at providing the opportunity for New Zealanders and our visitors to get involved in DOC’s work.
October 2018 – April 2019: Help protect the wildlife at Sandfly Bay by teaching visitors about it.
2018 dates Come along to help DOC rangers and community groups enhance local gems in Rotorua.
December 2018 – March 2019: Expressions of interest are invited for camp hosts who can help to look after campers and the campsite.
October 2018 – March 2019 for stints of 2–4 weeks: monitor shore plover/tūturuatu breeding success.
If you want to help protect the inhabitants that make Dunedin the Wildlife Capital, then register your interest to be a Wildlife Response kaitiaki now!