From the Conservation Blog
Read blog posts written by and about our volunteers:
Celebrating Conservation Week around the country
26 September 2018
Thousands of New Zealand's took up the challenge this Conservation Week and got involved in protecting our native flora, fauna, marine and freshwater spaces! From tree plantings to beach cleanups here is a small snapshot of what went on around the country last week.
Friends of Mana Island volunteers celebrate 20 years
03 August 2018
Friends of Mana Island are celebrating 20 years of restoration work this year. Today we would like to tip our hat to our long-term partners for their immense hard work and dedication to restoring Mana Island.
Southern volunteers show their strength
21 June 2018
In the depths of the South Island, where Moa and Moose still roam, Jill Hetherington tells a tale of two employees who have brought in 2,000 work days of conservation effort.
Celebrating 30 years
This year we celebrate 30 years of change in our work with communities. We put the spotlight on some of the milestones and challenges over that time and glimpse at the future of this work.
Stories and media releases
01 December 2016
Having made the brave step to quit her job after 11 years as a physiotherapist, Sarah Wood was keen to contribute to conservation. DOC ranger Danielle Hart signed her up as a volunteer and the next week Sarah was part of a 13-person team, on her way to Great Mercury Island!