Select the specific activity you wish to apply for


Preferred dates for Rarangi Camp Host


Preferred dates for Anchorage hut warden assistant


Preferred dates for Marlborough Sounds Camp Host


Preferred dates for Onetahuti Camp Host


Preferred dates for Nydia Lodge hut wardening

I have read and understood the: Nydia Lodge hut warden webpage

If Nydia Lodge is not available, there might be positions for camp hosting


Marlborough Sounds camp host

What is the Minimum length of stay that you are available for?

What is the Maximum length of stay that you are available for?

What dates are you available for? Please note we prefer hosts to start/end on Tuesdays

What is your preferred campsite?

Dogs only allowed at Kenepuru Head.


Your details


Your address


Emergency contact

For international vounteers, add a New Zealand contact if available:


Medical conditions

For my own health and safety, the following pre-existing medical conditions, allergies or past injuries and special dietary needs are for DOC to note.



Volunteer activities span a range of fitness levels. Some activities may be specific in their requirements (as outlined in the task description). The following is a general guide to help you indicate your preferred level of activity:

Fitness guide:
Low - I can easily walk up to 2 hours over flat ground
Medium - I can comfortably walk with 5kg pack up to 4 hours over uneven ground
High - I am capable of walking with 10kg pack up to 6 hours over uneven ground
Very High - I am experienced at walking consecutive days with 10+kg pack over steep, rough terrain

My fitness level is ...




Skills and experience


Previous experience


As part of the application form we may undertake a police background check. Are you happy for this to be done?


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Thank you for your registering your interest to volunteer with the Department of Conservation (DOC). The information you have provided will be used by our staff to identify volunteer activities that match your skills, experience, availability and preferred location. The information will be also be used for volunteer induction, training, administrative and statistical purposes within the Department.
DOC undertakes to collect, use and store information provided on this form according to the principles of the Privacy Act 1993.

Rarangi camp host

Onetahuti camp host

Nydia Lodge hut wardening

Marlborough Sounds camp host