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 Student Volunteer Week,
15–24 March 2021.

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What’s new from VNZ

Annual Impact Report 2020

Volunteering New Zealand has released our 2020 Impact Report. The report details our research, campaigns, advocacy, and Covid response.

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National Volunteer Week 2021

Recognise| Connect| Reimagine

National Volunteer Week 2021 (#NVW2021) will run from 20-26 June 2021. National Volunteer Week celebrates the collective contribution of all volunteers who enrich Aotearoa New Zealand.

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State of Volunteering 2020

Covid-19 has put a spotlight on the voluntary sector. It highlighted the sector’s vital contribution to unity, kindness and the wellbeing of New Zealanders.

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