Department of Conservation

What we exist for: 

Our purpose

Papatūānuku Thrives.

Toitū te marae a Tāne-Mahuta, toitū te marae a Tangaroa, toitū te tangata.
If the land is well and the sea is well, the people will thrive.

We are an honourable Treaty partner.

Our outcomes

Ecosystems and species across Aotearoa New Zealand are thriving from the mountains to the seas

Public conservation lands and waters are maintained and improved for future generations

Connection with nature and cultural heritage enriches people’s lives



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The Ahuriri Estuary Restoration Group is a group of Department of Conservation volunteers who carry out weed control around the Ahuriri... Read more

This role involves transporting  injured / sick animals from Hawke's Bay to Wildbase Hospital at Massey... Read more

The Department of Conservation is looking for volunteers to attend to and regularly monitor bait stations, and trap lines in our region... Read more

Volunteer help is required for feeding and husbandry of the critically endangered shore birds - the special little tuturuatu/... Read more