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Conservation Volunteering in New Zealand

1-12 Weeks from

£480
18+
minimum age

  • Experience beautiful natural environments including remote areas
  • Work alongside a team of volunteers from around the world
  • Learn about conservation issues in New Zealand
  • Gain practical conservation skills training and support

"We did work at a different place each week, and our wonderful guide - Bruce taught us a lot about native plants"

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It was awesome working with other amazing volunteers, and seeing how much can get done in a day. We did work at a different place each week, and our wonderful guide – Bruce taught us a lot about native plants. My favourite place to work at was Waharau Regional Park, with its stunning breathtaking scenery and the bush walks we could take.

 

"It was a really memorable experience doing conservation work at Punakaiki"

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It was a really memorable experience doing conservation work at Punakaiki. We went with a DOC ranger to help maintain the tracks at the Pancake Rocks. It was a thrill working so close to the spectacular blowholes and seeing them in action!

"I'd tell anyone to go for it as any day spent on one of these projects is a day well spent!"

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I’d tell anyone to go for it as any day spent on one of these projects is a day well spent! It’s always fun and rewarding. It’s also an enjoyable way to learn new things, meet new people while being outdoors and helping Mother Nature 🙂

 

"The thing I liked the most about my volunteering experience was being immersed in nature"

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The thing I liked the most about my volunteering experience was being immersed in nature. The work was good, we did a lot of different things. As a gardener, it was interesting for me to learn new things about New Zealand’s flora. I would definitely recommend it.

"After doing these projects, I am more aware about our environment and how we treat it."

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I feel very happy to be given opportunity to do something for the community. Volunteering helps me to connect with the environment. I really enjoy the knowledge sharing session where we get to learn about the plants and trees. I think, after doing these projects, I am more aware about our environment and how we treat it.

Conservation Volunteering in New Zealand

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