We are kaitiaki of Mahi Aroha, empowering volunteers to enrich Aotearoa New Zealand.

Our aspiration for Aotearoa New Zealand is that volunteering is valued as part of who we are as a nation.

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We’ve built you a comprehensive set of tools to get better outcomes for volunteers and communities.

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Campaigns & Events

We have a schedule of Volunteering New Zealand campaigns and events. Our next campaign is National Volunteer Week, 21-27 June 2020.

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What’s new from VNZ

Community organisation covid survey

Share how COVID-19 has impacted your organisation in the community and voluntary sector to help us better support you with recovery and shape the future of our sector.

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VNZ’s Response to COVID-19

What steps the Volunteering New Zealand team is taking to support its members, volunteers and volunteering and to provide you with the latest information and volunteering resources available.

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National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week 2020 runs from June 21-27 and celebrates the collective contribution of over 1 million volunteers who enrich Aotearoa, New Zealand. This year’s theme is ‘Te Hua o te Mahi Tahi I The benefit of working together’.

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