Businesses and corporates can play a vital role in conservation by setting a lead in their own standards of environmental performance, and through conservation partnerships. In turn, partners get to take part in high profile programmes led by world leaders in conservation management.
There are also many local conservation partnership opportunities, from work with native animals and plants to environmental education, outdoor recreation and conservation awards.
Find out how Air New Zealand and DOC are working together to promote and protect the Great Walks and preserve threatened species.
Dulux has partnered with DOC to paint and protect backcountry huts and other recreation and historic assets, and to support the Kea Conservation Trust.
The Department of Conservation and Fonterra are working together to improve the natural habitats of five key waterways in significant dairying regions around New Zealand.
Genesis Energy is partnering with DOC to extend its support for whio/blue duck recovery at a national level. View a video about the programme.
Kākāpō Recovery is one of the Department of Conservation’s longest running conservation partnerships.
Mitre 10 is a sponsorship partner of DOC's Takahē Recovery Programme. Learn how Mitre 10 became involved and how important their contribution is to the programme. View a video about a Mitre 10 Takahē Rescue.
Established in 1990, in partnership with DOC, Project Crimson has seen more than 400,000 pohutukawa and rata trees planted throughout New Zealand, helping to protect these much loved and iconic trees from the threat of extinction.
Since BNZ Save the Kiwi Trust was formed (in 2002), nearly $7 million has been distributed to kiwi conservation groups across the country.