Olivia's African Dream
Friday, 10 March 2017
This was my first time travelling alone overseas so far from home so, naturally, I had some reservations and safety concerns. I can’t tell you how much stress and pressure was removed by directing my trip through IWH! I was able to book 10 months ...
Hannah's Panda Adventure in China
Wednesday, 8 March 2017
My panda, a 17year old female called Le Shen (meaning life happiness) was the most gorgeous creature, who was shy at first, but once she realised that I was the one to bring her panda cake and apples every day, she and I were inseparable. ...
Rachella's time at the South Africa Dream Horse Safari
Wednesday, 9 November 2016
When I first got to the South Africa Dream Horse Safari, I was super nervous. Such a new situation with so many new people!So many questions and thoughts ran through my head. I did not quite know what to expect... ...
10 Things You Thought You Knew About Volunteering Abroad
Wednesday, 2 November 2016
Find out the most common misconceptions people tend to have when it comes to volunteer adventures. ...
Saving The Precious Pangolins
Sunday, 2 October 2016
Trafficked on a horrific scale globally, pangolins face an uncertain future, and tragically have become the world's most hunted mammal. Their scales are revered in Asia where they are thought to cure a host of ailments, and this absurd superstition ...
Interview with a Husky Ranch Eastern Canada Volunteer
Thursday, 15 September 2016
Rasmus is from Denmark and adored his time at the Husky Ranch in Eastern Canada and wants more Kiwis to do it! Find out what he has to say about it here ...
Update from Rhino Guardian - Decisions, Dehorning and Dedication
Friday, 24 June 2016
Meet the IWH OE Advisor
Friday, 17 June 2016
Hi I’m Shelby Cooper and I am now working for International Working Holidays (IWH) as an OE Advisor and I love it! This is a job which I scored from participating in the programmes myself and love of making a positive difference in other people’s ...
Rhino Guardian Project Starts Leopard Conservation
Thursday, 7 April 2016
Exciting updates from the Rhino Guardian Project - the team are introducing Leopard monitoring and tracking. ...
Rhino Guardian Project
Monday, 14 March 2016
I've done nothing more, so far, than describe to you exactly what we did on this project. There's no exaggeration here, I've not been handed a bribe to do this. I'm just writing from the heart. And that really is what has been affected by this ...
Fund Raising Ideas - IWH
Thursday, 11 February 2016
Fund Raising can be daunting but we've good some top ideas to help you think outside the square ...
For the Love of Elephants
Tuesday, 15 December 2015
This trip is worth it for anybody willing to get outside of their comfort zone for 1 week, only our translator spoke English so you have to have patience and be able to laugh at yourself. Because when shovelling elephant poo there are plenty of ...
Welgevonden Big 5 - Hard to pronounce - Easy to love!
Thursday, 19 November 2015
by Pip Myram, Assistant Volunteer Co-ordinator at Welgevonden Game Reserve. Having been a volunteer myself in South Africa, I can remember what I wanted out of my time while volunteering: I expected to meet new people, ...
Elle's Save the Lions Project Adventure!
Sunday, 8 November 2015
8 hours to go… 5 hours to go… 2 hours to go. The longest plane ride I have ever taken, counting down the minutes until I finally arrive in Johannesburg from Wellington, New Zealand. After a 3 hour flight to Sydney and a 15 hour flight to ...
Blood Lions Up-Roar
Sunday, 25 October 2015
In recent months the social media frenzy on canned hunting has really ramped up. A few animal activists in South Africa started a group to help "save the lions" and mostly they play on internet viewer ignorance and use emotional images and ...
South Africa will steal your heart
Thursday, 14 May 2015
Visiting several volunteer projects in South Africa is a really tough part of my job. :-) Not only do I get to catch up with some awesome kiwis on the projects but I get to return to South Africa once again. ...
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