EONZ is an organisation committed to working towards a sustainable future.
Sustainable Action Ideas
Get in contact with your local Councils to be involved in conservation or restoration projects
Get in contact with the Department of Conservation about conservation projects like DOC's Weedbusters
Grow plants from seed and plant a tree for every visitor
Link up to community organisations involved in sustainability projects
Apply "leave no trace", "do no harm" principles to your activities
Use eco-cleaner recipes in your camp or classroom kitchens
Do a beach tidy-up, rubbish pick ups, add litter collection bonus points in a rogaine/ orienteering course
Adopt an area of local land (through your local council or DOC)
Set up worm farms or composting systems to deal with your school's or programme's compostable waste
Links to Sustainability Resources
Ministry of the Environment - Manatū Mō Te Taiao has the environmental stewardship for a prosperous New Zealand. The site includes the six government strategies for sustainability.
The Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research site allows you to find out the size of the carbon footprint (the quantity of carbon) that your lifestyle, school or business generates and strategies to mitigate the size of the footprint.suggests
Climate Care Carbon Calculator This UK site allows you to calculate the likely carbon emissions of different aspects of your activities including individual airline flights and car/vehicle usage. It also discusses some of the myths about climate change like "it's too late for us to make any difference ..."
site links to a wide variety of conservation projects around the country and in your region, and the ways in which you can participateNew Zealand Trust for Conservation Volunteers