Volunteer

We are looking for more people to help monitor trap lines around the park. This is a critical job that needs to be done on a monthly or bi-monthly basis. Trappers need to be fit and there are several trap lines to choose from. Please note this is not a job for the squeamish!

If you are interested in helping. Please have a word with one of the rangers during your next visit to the park or contact us for more information!

Volunteers have been helping the park rangers with a great variety of other tasks for over 10 years now. Some come every week while others come whenever their schedule permits. We also have younger children who join us during school breaks and corporate groups who join us once a year.

There is a lot going on in the park so there’s always something for everyone to do! It’s a very relaxed atmosphere and many friendships have been formed over the years. No skills/experience necessary.

Here are some examples of the things the volunteers do:

  • Building and repairing fences and gates
  • Building traps for pest eradication programme
  • Maintaining tracks and picnic sites
  • Carrying out wildlife surveys
  • Nursery work: collecting and planting seeds, transplanting seedlings, repotting plants

If you would like to join a great group of people working together towards a common goal, just pop along to the ranger’s office in Te Haruhi Bay any Tuesday from 8:30am.