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Volunteering with whio in Turangi

By   /  April 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, Blue Duck, Central North Island, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Tongariro Trout Centre, Turangi, Volunteers, whio  /  Comments Off on Volunteering with whio in Turangi

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Volunteering with whio in Turangi Massey University student, Victoria Buckley, tells us about her opportunity to work at the Whio Crèche in Turangi this summer. This summer I was given the opportunity to work at the Whio Crèche, also called the Hardening Facility which is based […]

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How to build a backyard trapping tunnel

By   /  October 19, 2017  /  #Backyardtrapping, 24/7 News, Animal pests, Conservation, Conservation Week, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Predator control, Predator Free 2050, Public Sector, trapping, Volunteers, Wellington/Kapiti  /  Comments Off on How to build a backyard trapping tunnel

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: How to build a backyard trapping tunnel It’s Conservation Week from the 14th – 22nd of October. You can get involved by protecting the native species in your neighborhood from rats and mice. To do that you’ll need a trap and a trapping tunnel. A […]

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Celebrating Conservation Week

By   /  October 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Auckland, Bay of Plenty, Central North Island, Conservation, Conservation Week, Department of Conservation, DOC Rangers, Environment, Jobs at DOC, Love my backyard, New Zealand Government, Otago, Public Sector, Regions, Sustainability, Volunteers  /  Comments Off on Celebrating Conservation Week

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Celebrating Conservation Week It’s Conservation Week from the 14th – 22nd of October! While we work year round to protect New Zealand’s nature, it’s one week we encourage everyone to get involved in your local community. This week, we’re also celebrating all over the country. Here’s […]

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How to take part this Conservation Week

By   /  October 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Activities, Conservation, Conservation Week, Department of Conservation, Environment, Native animals, Native plants, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Sustainability, volunteering, Volunteers, Walking/hiking/tramping, Weeds  /  Comments Off on How to take part this Conservation Week

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: How to take part this Conservation Week It’s Conservation Week from the 14th – 22nd of October. Get involved by showing your backyard some love. Here are a few ways you can take part. 1. Get outdoors A great way to show your back yard, and […]

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The energetic force of Air New Zealand’s Greenteam

By   /  October 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Abel Tasman Coast Track, Air New Zealand, Conservation, conservation volunteers, Department of Conservation, Environment, Kepler Challenge, New Zealand Government, Partnerships, Public Sector, Royal Cam, royalcam, Volunteers  /  Comments Off on The energetic force of Air New Zealand’s Greenteam

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: The energetic force of Air New Zealand’s Greenteam By Christine Officer, Department of Conservation. Air New Zealand is a national partner with DOC for conservation. We share a vision for New Zealand as a place where our natural habitat is thriving, and that all New […]

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Catching pests is catching on in Porirua

By   /  September 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Porirua, possums, Predator Free 2050, Public Sector, rats, stoats, Volunteers, Wellington/Kapiti  /  Comments Off on Catching pests is catching on in Porirua

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Catching pests is catching on in Porirua The suburbs of Porirua City, north of Wellington, have a been a hotbed of pest trapping action since the first predator-free suburb launched there in May 2016. Locals collect their traps at the Predator Free Titahi Bay launch […]

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Working together for whio

By   /  August 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Blue Duck, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Ruahine Range, Volunteers, whio  /  Comments Off on Working together for whio

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Working together for whio Working together for a common cause was the aim of the game for volunteers attending the annual Ruahine Whio Protectors hui this month. Who are the Ruahine Whio Protectors? The Ruahine Whio Protectors are a collaboration of dedicated volunteers from a variety […]

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Volunteer Wednesday veterans in Whangarei

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, conservation volunteers, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, volunteer, Volunteers, Whangarei  /  Comments Off on Volunteer Wednesday veterans in Whangarei

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Volunteer Wednesday veterans in Whangarei Two of Whangarei’s longest and most consistent volunteers for DOC were recognised for their efforts during last week’s ‘Volunteer Wednesday’, a monthly volunteering event run by the Whangarei Office and local community groups. Alison Vesey and Trudy McKnight standing in […]

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Predator Free 2050 – one year on

By   /  July 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Predator control, Predator Free 2050, Public Sector, Technology, Volunteers  /  Comments Off on Predator Free 2050 – one year on

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Predator Free 2050 – one year on It was one year ago today that the goal of a predator-free New Zealand by 2050 was announced. Community and public support to date has been overwhelming. The unity between community groups, businesses, individuals, and wider public has […]

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Breeding success for northern dotterels

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, birds, Conservation, Coromandel, Department of Conservation, Dotterel, Environment, Native animals, New Zealand Government, nz birds, Public Sector, Volunteers  /  Comments Off on Breeding success for northern dotterels

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Breeding success for northern dotterels By Nicola Munro, Biodiversity Ranger Dotterel mum and chick Successful breeding season Last summer saw another successful breeding season for Northern New Zealand dotterels on the Coromandel Peninsula. DOC’s dotterel rangers and an extensive volunteer network form the Dotterel Watch Programme. […]

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Bringing back the birdsong, note by note

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Bay of Islands, Conservation, conservation volunteers, Department of Conservation, DOC volunteer, Environment, Islands, National Volunteer Week, New Zealand Government, Project Island Song, Public Sector, volunteering, Volunteers  /  Comments Off on Bringing back the birdsong, note by note

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Bringing back the birdsong, note by note 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 June 13. Volunteers release […]

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10 ways you can volunteer with DOC

By   /  June 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, National Volunteer Week, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Volunteers  /  Comments Off on 10 ways you can volunteer with DOC

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: 10 ways you can volunteer with DOC 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. Volunteers play a vital role in conservation in New Zealand. Here are some ideas […]

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Jobs at DOC: Sjaan Bowie, Freshwater technical advisor

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Jobs at DOC, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, volunteering, Volunteers  /  Comments Off on Jobs at DOC: Sjaan Bowie, Freshwater technical advisor

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Jobs at DOC: Sjaan Bowie, Freshwater technical advisor Come behind the scenes and into the jobs, the challenges, the highlights, and the personalities of the people who work at the Department of Conservation (DOC). To celebrate National Volunteer Week today we’re profiling Sjaan Bowie, wearing her […]

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Winning combination for Banks Peninsula’s Wildside

By   /  June 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Volunteers  /  Comments Off on Winning combination for Banks Peninsula’s Wildside

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Winning combination for Banks Peninsula’s Wildside The Banks Peninsula Conservation Trust won the 2017 Green Ribbon Award for Community Leadership.To celebrate National Volunteer Week coordinator Marie Haley tells us about Wildside, their large-scale conservation collaboration project. Tell us about the Wildside Well, there’s so much nature here! The […]

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Students get down and dirty in the War on Weeds

By   /  June 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, National Volunteer Week, New Zealand Government, Otago University, Public Sector, students, Volunteers, War on Weeds, Weeds  /  Comments Off on Students get down and dirty in the War on Weeds

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Students get down and dirty in the War on Weeds 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. By Catherine Hosted – DCC/DOC Volunteer Projects Facilitator, Dunedin  Each February, […]

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Volunteering their way around the country – a holiday with purpose

By   /  June 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, campsites, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, National Volunteer Week, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, volunteering, Volunteers  /  Comments Off on Volunteering their way around the country – a holiday with purpose

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Volunteering their way around the country – a holiday with purpose 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. Volunteering their way around the country – a holiday with […]

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Pledge to plant a native tree this Arbor Day

By   /  June 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arbour Day, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Native plants, New Zealand Government, Partnerships, Public Sector, Trees That Count, Volunteers  /  Comments Off on Pledge to plant a native tree this Arbor Day

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Pledge to plant a native tree this Arbor Day Trees That Count is challenging Kiwis to plant native trees this Arbor Day, 5 June. Student Advisory Board Community Event at Tasman Park. Students carry plants along the beach. ” data-medium-file=”https://docnz.files.wordpress.com/2017/06/student-advisory-board-community-event-abel-tasman-park-wendy-reeve.jpg?w=300″ data-large-file=”https://docnz.files.wordpress.com/2017/06/student-advisory-board-community-event-abel-tasman-park-wendy-reeve.jpg?w=580&h=387″ class=”aligncenter wp-image-28546 size-large” src=”https://docnz.files.wordpress.com/2017/06/student-advisory-board-community-event-abel-tasman-park-wendy-reeve.jpg?w=580&h=387″ […]

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Young conservationists bound for adventure

By   /  May 4, 2017  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, New Zealand Government, Outward Bound, Public Sector, scholarships, Student Volunteer Week, Volunteers  /  Comments Off on Young conservationists bound for adventure

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Young conservationists bound for adventure To celebrate Student Volunteer Week (1-7 May) DOC Volunteer Advisor Lucy Hardy profiles the young conservationists who are the latest recipients of DOC’s Outward Bound scholarships. Each year Outward Bound and DOC team up to offer places to young conservationists on Outward Bound […]

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2017 Green Ribbon Awards now open for entries

By   /  April 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, community, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, green ribbon awards, Loder Cup, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, Volunteers  /  Comments Off on 2017 Green Ribbon Awards now open for entries

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: 2017 Green Ribbon Awards now open for entries The Green Ribbon Awards, now in their 27th year, recognise outstanding contributions to protect and manage New Zealand’s environment. Entries for this year’s awards are open until 10 May. The awards encourage entries from all walks of […]

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Together we can because of volunteers

By   /  December 7, 2016  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Volunteers, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board  /  Comments Off on Together we can because of volunteers

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Together we can because of volunteers A large group of Waikato volunteers gathered at The Link Community Centre, Hamilton on 5 December in recognition of International Volunteers day and for Waikato DHB to say thank you and celebrate their vital role in our healthcare […]

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