Cyclone Response with All Hands Volunteers

Puppy in the rain

Imagine you loose everything you have ever owned… Cyclone Winston destroyed the homes of 56.000 people and took 42 lives in Fiji. It was the strongest natural disaster ever recorded in the Southern Hemisphere. But instead of despair and depression I discovered happiness and hospitality like nowhere else before. On Koro Island All Hands Volunteers…

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Planting Trees for Penguins with DOC

During my last volunteer project with the Department of Conservation (DOC) in Central Otago I cut trees, this time I planted them: For one weekend, me and nine other volunteers plus two DOC rangers pulled our weight to preserve the natural habitat of New Zealands native penguins in the Catlins, Southland. Creating penguin hangouts in the…

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