Jobs for Nature helps fund projects that are supporting nature
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The Jobs for Nature programme helps to revitalise communities through nature-based employment and to stimulate the economy post COVID-19.

DOC is funding project partners to create nature-based jobs on private land and public conservation land in predator and weed control, restoring wetlands, regenerative planting and improving tracks, huts and other recreational assets.

This is DOC’s contribution to the programme’s progress* so far:

Jobs for Nature lockup. It says Jobs for Nature, Mahi mō te Taiao. The DOC logo and name is also included.

  • 6,612 people employed in the programme since it began
  • a total of 6.86 million hours worked across the funded projects
  • currently 186 projects in delivery.

*Data for DOC projects as of 31 March 2024.

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