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People who visit Living Springs are impacted by the beautiful, natural setting and leave with a better connection to the world they live in.

As a host of many large groups, corporate organisations, schools and camps, Living Springs gives people memories and experiences that can impact them for life. The hillside location of the main camping facility and the surrounding 450ha property, make Living Springs a unique and wonderful place. Isn’t it time you visited?

To read our latest Living Springs Annual Report, you can find it at the link below:

OUR CAMPS

We offer a huge range of camps for all ages, abilities, private small groups as well as large social groups.

OUR LATEST NEWS

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Aug 9 2021

Job vacancy: Conservation Field Worker

12 months, Full Time Allandale Living Springs is seeking a passionate Conservation Field Worker as part of the Helping Hands programme working with Te Hapū o Ngāti Wheke Inc and Conservation Volunteers NZ to deploy a workforce dedicated to the ecological restoration of the Whakaraupō catchment. The successful applicant will be part of a team…

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Aug 2 2021

Job Vacancy: Conservation Coordinator

Three Year Fixed term, Full Time Allandale Living Springs is seeking a passionate Coordinator as part of the Helping Hands programme working with Te Hapū o Ngāti Wheke Inc and Conservation Volunteers NZ to deploy a workforce dedicated to the ecological restoration of the Whakaraupō catchment. The successful applicant will Coordinate the Living Springs Team…

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Aug 2 2021

Job vacancy: Conservation Officer/ Team Leader

Three Year Fixed term, Full Time Allandale Living Springs is seeking a passionate Team Leader as part of the Helping Hands programme working with Te Hapū o Ngāti Wheke Inc and Conservation Volunteers NZ to deploy a workforce dedicated to the ecological restoration of the Whakaraupō catchment. The successful applicant will lead a team with…

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OUR ENVIRONMENT

The move towards an Eco-Sanctuary on this unique 420 hectare property is an evolving one and had its inception forty years ago with a number of comprehensive tree planting programmes in the early years of Living Springs.

 

There has been a considerable momentum shift in recent years with the Allandale Stream Restoration programme beginning in 2011 and then enlarging to include the ‘Plant a Hundred Totaras’ initiative and “Predator Free Allandale” concept in 2013/14. Out of this base in 2014 began to emerge the idea of a Living Springs Eco–Sanctuary. 

 

This winter Living Springs is preparing to plant another 6500 native trees alongside formalising plans for the Ecosanctuary.  Support through donations and volunteer labour are needed.  Ask the staff about Corporate Responsibility packages to enable your company to partner with this nature project. 

Aorangi Foundation Section

AORANGI SPONSORSHIP
PROGRAMME

Our aim is to engage with vulnerable communities within the greater Christchurch

region, and to build the financial and practical bridges that make it possible for the

children of these communities to spend quality time in a natural healing environment.

Living Springs would like to thank the following sponsors
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