Volunteers on the Chatham Islands

Image: Monica Valdes


Read inspiring stories from all round the country and see what is possible with a bit of enthusiasm and dedication.

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. 

More blog posts about volunteering.

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.

Growing conservation spotlight stories.

Stories and media releases

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