Program Details

  • Start Date 2017-01-21
  • End Date: 2018-01-20

  • Location: Turangi North Island

To grow and protect the fisheries and wildlife of the Taupo area and offer the visitors the opportunity to learn about NZ's natural resources.


Accomodation is in town (Turangi) in a volunteer hause, and you will get driven by staff to and from the project (5 min drive way). You will be given supermarket vouchers to self-cater.


Tasks include aquarium upkeep and working in the fish hatchery, recovery bird feeding, retail sales, grounds maintenance, cleaning of the visitor centre and general upkeep, youth education with school groups, fly fishing, and working with DoC workers (Department of Concervation).


Volunteer will need to have an interest in enviormental and outdoor projects. You will be working in a variety of roles that may also include retail sales and group leadership or education, so an enthusiasm for youth and community is important. A Strong level of English is required. You will also be working with endangered species (Blue Duck) and involved in the fisheries hatchery, so interest in animals and their welfare is best. You will need to throw yourself into any task that needs assistance, including cleaning and maintenance.

How to get there?
Terminal: Auckland*
International Airport: Auckland*
Domestic Airport: Auckland*


6 months- 2.700,00 EUR

12 months- 3.600,00 EUR