About us

Kia ora!

A Rocha Aotearoa New Zealand, is part of the A Rocha family of Christian environmental conservation organizations which currently operates in 20 countries around the world. As a family, we focus on environmental science and research, practical nature conservation, environmental education, creation care and advocacy through a variety of programmes and initiatives.

We are committed to the five commitments central to all A Rocha projects around the world.

A Rocha Aotearoa New Zealand (ARANZ) was incorporated under the Charitable Trusts Act 1957 on 13 August 2008. Our charity registration number is CC36274 and our NZBN number is 9429043106431.

We have a committed national team and board, and a network of remarkable volunteers working across the country that all love our beautiful landscape and wildlife.

Our Vision:

Together we want to see ecosystems restored and communities all across New Zealand actively caring for the earth.

Our Mission:

To protect and restore the environment through community-based conservation projects, research, and education.

Our Goals:

A Rocha Aotearoa New Zealand’s specific goals are:

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