Introduction

Tasks will include clearing wind falls, clearing vegetation using scrub bars and hedge trimmers and remarking the tracks using orange poles and triangles.

Project number: 17
Location: Southland

Dates

3 volunteers for 5 days

Monday 24 January – Friday 28 January 2022

Description

This is a great chance to explore a couple of Southland’s back country tracks including the Aparima River Track and Black Gully in the Blue Mountains.

Tasks will include clearing wind falls, clearing vegetation using scrub bars and hedge trimmers and remarking the tracks using orange poles and triangles. 

What to expect

Fitness/skill level

Medium – high. Back country tramping experience is recommended as the terrain can be uneven, muddy and steep in places. Volunteers must be able to carry personal gear and work equipment for long periods of time.

Accommodation

This will be confirmed with the successful applicants.

Pickup/drop-off location and times

Volunteers will be picked up from their accommodation at 8.30 am each morning, starting from Monday 24 January. Volunteers will be returned to their accommodation around 4.00 pm each day and the activity will finish on Friday 28 January

Contribution towards food and transport

$200 per person

How to apply

Full details on our volunteer programme and how to apply.

Contact

For questions or other volunteer opportunities in the area, contact:

Southland and Otago Volunteer Coordinator

Murihiku / Invercargill Office
Phone:   +64 3 211 2400
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   invercargill@doc.govt.nz
Address:   7th Floor
CUE on Don
33 Don Street
Invercargill 9810
Postal Address:   PO Box 743
Invercargill 9840
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