Egmont National Park hut wardens

Volunteers are required to act as Hut Wardens in various huts within Egmont National Park.


  • Holiday weekends - Waitangi Weekend, Taranaki Anniversary, Easter and Labour Weekend.
  • The Christmas and New Year period
  • Weekends during the summer months and some school holidays.

What to expect

Skills and experience required: Hut wardens need to be experienced back country trampers who are reliable and who enjoy relating to a wide variety of hut users. Previous hut warden experience and/or knowledge of Egmont National Park would also be an advantage.

A good command of the English language is essential.

For more information, view the guide for volunteer hut wardens (PDF, 53K)

How to apply

Fill out the online volunteer registration form, or download the Conservation Volunteer registration form (PDF, 174K) and send to the address below.

Remember to state "Hut Warden" in the 'Interests' section and state your preferred hut and dates under 'Availability.'


Volunteer Co-ordinator

Ngāmotu / New Plymouth Office
Phone:      +64 6 759 0350
Full office details

Related link

Egmont National Park


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