Otago Polytechnic student helping to maintain the penguin viewing area at Pilots Beach, Otago PeninsulaPHOTO: DOC
Ideas for how you can get involved with conservation in New Zealand.
Get involved with DOC volunteer activities in your region.
A national overview of all the volunteer activities DOC has on offer.
Get involved with community conservation groups working with DOC around the country.
There are volunteer activities to suit a range of people and skills. Browse by the type of work that interest you.
Many conservation projects succeed because of the helping hands of our many volunteers. Here are a few inspiring stories about what is possible with a bit of enthusiasm and dedication.
How to start, improve or evaluate a conservation project. Get information on guidelines, funding and best practice.
National Volunteer Week is New Zealand's largest celebration of volunteering and civic participation.