The work of a Park Ranger may not be quite what you think.
Students from Climate Action Campus are teaming up with Christchurch City Council park rangers to plant native trees and shrubs on a parcel of former red zone land on Friday.
Volunteering is a family affair for Ben and Nevaeh McCallum.
Eager to be “part of the solution” and not simply onlookers, Gen and Malcolm Long have dug deep to rescue reserves and riverside tracks from smothering weeds.
A “case of arm twisting” has kept Barbara Clarke busy with books as a volunteer despite retiring from Christchurch City Libraries in 2013 after a 35-year career.
For passionate gardener Susan Lawrence taking people on tours around Christchurch’s Botanic Gardens is a labour of love.
With Arbor Day coming up on 5 June, we’re celebrating our volunteers who have helped to keep Christchurch flourishing over the past year.
Receiving a Christchurch Civic Award last year was a big deal for the young founders of The Conscious Club.
When West Coaster Michelle Gillman moved to Christchurch three years ago, one of the first things she did was sign up as a Civil Defence volunteer.
A chance meeting over a stinkhorn fungus four years ago sparked a whole new life for Christchurch City Council Park Ranger and volunteer team leader Fiona Fenton.