Volunteering New Zealand

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 are #strongertogether when your national organisation joins as members of Volunteering New Zealand


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Grow your volunteers’ impact

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 International Volunteer Day, 5 December 2019.

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Do you volunteer?

VNZ needs your feedback! VNZ is seeking feedback from people who engage in volunteering, social action and Mahi Aroha, or who in some way give their time in the communities. We hope to gain a better understanding of the current state of volunteering in New Zealand. Our State of Volunteering report on our findings will be published in 2020.

Take the Volunteer Survey New

Migrant volunteering strategy

This strategy outlines the guiding principles and strategic initiatives for achieving the vision for recent migrant volunteering. At the heart of the strategy’s vision is the concept of whanaungatanga – kinship, connection, relationships, and reciprocity.

Learn More New

Does your organisation involve volunteers?

VNZ needs your feedback! We hope to gain a better understanding of the current state of volunteering in New Zealand. Completing our survey enables VNZ to be the voice on volunteering. Your input will help us identify key issues and trends affecting volunteering. Our State of Volunteering report on our findings will be published in 2020.

Take the Organisational Survey New!

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Our Sponsors

Our ongoing sponsors help fund us so we can help spread volunteering throughout New Zealand