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:

  • Breeding success for northern dotterels
    Another successful northern New Zealand dotterel breeding season has flashed by on the Coromandel Peninsula.
  • Bringing back the birdsong, note by note
    The Project Island Song partnership, made up of community group Guardians of the Bay of Islands, local hapū Ngāti Kuta and Patukeha and DOC, teamed up with Kerikeri Shade House volunteers for a busy day on Tuesday 13th June.
  • 10 ways you can volunteer with DOC
    It’s National Volunteer Week and we’re honouring the selfless souls who volunteer for conservation—highlighting the diversity of conservation volunteers and volunteer opportunities around New Zealand.

More blog posts about volunteering.

Stories and media releases

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