Volunteering, social action, Mahi aroha, doing work for love, is happening all year round, all over Aotearoa New Zealand. Minister Radhakrishnan pays her thanks to volunteers with a special message.

NVW 2022
Te Wiki Tūao ā-Motu

Te Wiki Tūao ā-Motu National Volunteer Week celebrates the collective contribution of all volunteers who enrich Aotearoa New Zealand.

They grow our people, open minds, open hearts and create joy.


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About NVW

Learn about Te Wiki Tūao ā-Motu National Volunteer Week and this year’s theme.

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Time to Shine

You are invited to show you appreciate your volunteer stars this National Volunteer Week. Make or print a star image, and take a photo with you holding the star.

Upload your star photo to social media during National Volunteer Week and share using the hashtags #NVW2022 and #timetoshine. Give a shout-out to your volunteer stars.

We will be sharing your stars and messages throughout the week so that volunteers can see how valued they are.