Get involved as a conservation volunteer for a Department of Conservation (DOC) project. You can also join conservation groups working with DOC.
Find out how to apply for projects, what to expect, and view acceptance and cancellation details for Southland volunteer projects.
Contribute to the re-introduction of Stewart Island robin to the Rakiura Track, or protect vulnerable rifleman and brown creeper from predators.
Volunteers are required in the evenings to encourage visitors to view the penguins coming ashore from the viewing hide, to ensure their impacts on penguins and other wildlife are minimised.
Read a newsletter about volunteer projects and volunteer history in Southland.
NZ Trust for Conservation Volunteers
What's Up DOC? email newsletter
For general volunteering information email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact your local DOC office