What is Volunteering New Zealand

Volunteering New Zealand (VNZ) is an association of volunteer centres and national and other organisations with a commitment to volunteering


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Communities where volunteering is recognised and respected and advances the common good.


Volunteering is time willingly given for the common good and without financial gain of any kind.


To benefit communities in New Zealand by promoting, supporting, encouraging and representing volunteering.

What is our mission?

VNZ’s mission is to create an environment which supports, promotes, values and encourages effective volunteering by the people of Aotearoa New Zealand.
We provide a national voice for volunteering and volunteers.

What is our plan?

You can read our strategic plan. This shows the work we have planned for volunteering over the coming years.
If you wish to discuss anything with us, get in touch.