Contribute as an eco-conservation volunteer in New Zealand and help to save endangered species like country’s national symbol, the kiwi along with other less renown species like the giant kauri snail. With numerous conservation projects scattered over New Zealand, the opportunities are endless for volunteers to join the much-needed preservation efforts. If you have always wanted your own 'into the wild' experience, feel the need to go back to basics or simply connect with nature, this is your chance to help out and experience all of the above in a safe and responsible setting.
You will not only learn about native species but work towards actively protecting them while gaining knowledge about sustainable living. These projects are supported by the department of conservation and will involve the following activities:
- Cutting and marking trails
- Installing, refilling and monitoring bait stations
- Installing and monitoring traps
- Monitoring of endangered species
- Weed control
- Data collection and entry
Enjoy the unique environment of this developed yet seemingly untouched natural treasure and help maintain it for the years to come! You will be sharing this experience with other like-minded individuals in a local community which will undoubtedly lead to a meaningful shared experience abroad during your volunteer work in New Zealand.