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To increase awareness and appreciation of the natural world and to promote the study and conservation of New Zealand’s endemic bush, eco systems and wildlife. •Maintain nature reserves in their original natural state with as little modification as can reasonably be achieved and provide reasonable access to the public. •Support and encourage scientific study of endemic native bush, eco systems and wildlife, especially endangered species. •Preserve an arboretum of nationally significant plants. •Participate in and support endangered species recovery programmes. •Maintain a library of high quality “nature images that tell a story”. •Contribute to education of the public and especially students on issues relating to conservation.

Available Roles:

Insect Husbandry Assistant

Waikanae
Ngā Manu Nature Reserve
Animal Care | Both/Flexible

Help at rear and produce insects for the consumption of native birds and reptiles at this Waikanae based Nature Reserve.

Animal husbandry assistant

Waikanae
Ngā Manu Nature Reserve
Animal Care | Both/Flexible

Help look after our native birds and reptiles at this Waikanae based Nature Reserve.

Kiwi Night Encounter Guide

Waikanae
Ngā Manu Nature Reserve
Conservation | Evenings/Weekends

Do you love our national bird, the Kiwi, and want to support a local organisation that’s passionate about conservation? Then volunteering as a KIWI NIGHT ENCOUNTER GUIDE could be for you.

Site Inspection Person

Waikanae
Ngā Manu Nature Reserve
Conservation | Both/Flexible

Pre-opening reserve inspection and tidy-up

Gardeners

Waikanae
Ngā Manu Nature Reserve
Gardening | Both/Flexible

Join our gardening crew and keep Nga Manu Nature Reserve looking beautiful

Events All-rounder

Waikanae
Ngā Manu Nature Reserve
Events | Both/Flexible

Be part of Ngā Manu's popular events as a valuable team player and all rounder

Theo's Cottage Cleaner

Waikanae
Ngā Manu Nature Reserve
Practical Help | Both/Flexible

Make our accommodation sparkle with this hands-on role at Nga Manu Nature Reserve

Visitor Centre Host/Customer Service

Waikanae
Ngā Manu Nature Reserve
Conservation | Both/Flexible

If you enjoy interacting with people then this volunteer role will appeal. A passion for conservation and wildlife would be an advantage.