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National Volunteer Week

Citizen Science, Activity

‘Live, laugh, share – volunteer’ is the theme this year, which helps capture the heart-felt appreciation we feel when people come together to build stronger, more vibrant communities through volunteering.

Find out how to volunteer on conservation projects through DOC

NationalVolunteerweek

Where:

Everywhere
NZ wide (only)

When:

Sun 18 - Sat 24 June

Who for:

Everyone

NZ wide (only)

NatureWatchNZ

Citizen Science

Help scientists find out what's going on in New Zealand's wild world!

Join NatureWatchNZ and use its website or app to find a project and record how many animals or plants you see relating to that project!

Here's some can watch out for:

Stink bugs (baddies we don't want - keep an eye out!)
Native orchids
NZ Butterflies and their caterpillars
Plants and animals important to Māori
Large brown seaweeds
Little blue penguins
Invasive weeds
Spiders
New Zealand fur seals

 

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Where:

Nationwide
NZ wide (only)

When:

Now & ongoing

Who for:

Everyone

NZ wide (only)