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It’s Conservation Week between 14th-22nd October. Here are a few ways you can show your backyard some love!

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There’s a dedicated group of volunteers in Dunedin. They head out every Wednesday, rain or shine, and clear DOC’s back-country tracks for hikers to enjoy. The Green Hut Track Group have been volunteering for 20 years, and they’re all older than my granddad.

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The Project Island Song partnership, made up of community group Guardians of the Bay of Islands, local hapū Ngāti Kuta and Patukeha and DOC, teamed up with Kerikeri Shade House volunteers for a busy day on Tuesday 13th June.

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Come behind the scenes and into the jobs and personalities of the people who work at DOC. Today we’re profiling Sjaan Bowie, wearing her ‘volunteer’s hat’ in Christchurch.

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It’s National Volunteer Week and we’re honouring the selfless souls who volunteer for conservation—highlighting the diversity of conservation volunteers and volunteer opportunities around New Zealand.

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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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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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