Archives For Volunteers

The Green Ribbon Awards recognise outstanding contributions to protect and manage New Zealand’s environment. Entries for this year’s awards are now open.

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Volunteers with the Motutapu Island Restoration Project share their experiences volunteering for conservation in the Hauraki Gulf.

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Today is World Ranger Day, a day to celebrate the amazing things our hundreds of hard-working rangers do across Aotearoa all year round. Here’s a snapshot of the wide variety of jobs our rangers do on a daily basis.

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The tireless conservation work of Queenstown couple Neill and Barbara Simpson was recently recognised when they were presented with the Loder Cup at the Green Ribbon Awards.

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Today’s photo of the week is of a young New Zealand fur seal pup at Ohau Stream near Kaikoura.

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To celebrate National Volunteer Week we profile Geoff Spearpoint, a volunteer based in Christchurch who is helping DOC maintain our huts and tracks.

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A team of filmmakers from the United Kingdom recently donated their time and skills to create a short film about the Supporters of Tiritiri Matangi volunteers.

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