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Alicia's Experience in South Africa

Alicia's Experience in South Africa

Date:Thursday, 26 October 2017

I always wanted to do a project with animals and I really wanted to help volunteer to protect them! Not many people get to say they experienced wildlife so hands on. I thought the work would be more full-on and hard, but it was so much fun! ...

Why Volunteering is Good For You!

Why Volunteering is Good For You!

Date:Sunday, 22 October 2017

Ever bought someone the best Christmas present, and Christmas day all you could think about was their face lighting up when they opened it? It feels good to give and it can have a huge effect on you. Research by the ‘United Health Group’ found that ...

International Working Holidays Shortlisted in the Global Youth Travel Awards!

International Working Holidays Shortlisted in the Global Youth Travel Awards!

Date:Thursday, 21 September 2017

We are incredibly excited to announce that we are finalists for the Global Youth Travel Awards, in the ‘Best Youth Travel Agent’ Category.
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International Working Holidays Reviews

International Working Holidays Reviews

Date:Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Here is what a few kiwis say about us ...

Baby Serval rescued at Free Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre

Baby Serval rescued at Free Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre

Date:Monday, 21 August 2017

Our African Free Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre have rescued an orphaned baby serval. ...

Press Release African Wildlife Vet Course Big Hit With NZ Students

Press Release African Wildlife Vet Course Big Hit With NZ Students

Date:Friday, 26 May 2017

A unique African wildlife vet course is proving a big hit with New Zealanders looking to get ahead in becoming a vet or vet nurse according to Vicki Kenny, the founder of International Working Holidays (IWH), the specialist overseas employment ...

Liana's Trip of a Lifetime at Welgevonden!

Liana's Trip of a Lifetime at Welgevonden!

Date:Monday, 3 April 2017

While the idea of travelling across the globe to undertake a two-month volunteer experience in a country you know nothing about isn't everyone's cup of tea-there's always those adventurous-by-nature sorts who I want to talk to now, so as corny as ...

Olivia's African Dream

Olivia's African Dream

Date: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 ...

Why You Just Need To Do The Kruger Tour

Why You Just Need To Do The Kruger Tour

Date:Wednesday, 22 February 2017

For the girls who were brave enough we signed up to do the big swing. A 70 meter drop into a gorge backwards and then into a giant swing. My legs shook and knees buckled as we were told to lean back. I somehow managed to get on the lap of the girl ...

Rachella's time at the South Africa Dream Horse Safari

Rachella's time at the South Africa Dream Horse Safari

Date: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

10 Things You Thought You Knew About Volunteering Abroad

Date:Wednesday, 2 November 2016

Find out the most common misconceptions people tend to have when it comes to volunteer adventures. ...

Rapid Response Team Work - Namibia Wildlife Project

Rapid Response Team Work - Namibia Wildlife Project

Date:Wednesday, 5 October 2016

The Rapid Response Team at the Wildlife Sanctuary we send volunteers to in Namibia had an interesting September! If you love leopards then you need to see what happened. ...

Mother shot - baby saved at Wildlife Sanctuary

Mother shot - baby saved at Wildlife Sanctuary

Date:Wednesday, 5 October 2016

We say a huge hello to a tiny baboon baby. Found clinging to his mother’s dead body, having survived the horrific ordeal of her shooting, this wee bundle, estimated to be just two weeks old, was quickly delivered into the hands of the Wildlife ...

Saving Hope the Abused Baboon

Saving Hope the Abused Baboon

Date:Wednesday, 5 October 2016

July this year saw a baboon beating all odds. Having survived months of abuse at the hands of humans – being forced to succumb to the inexplicable cruelty and wrath that humanity so tragically embodies at times, Hope came to the sanctuary, ...

25 Reasons Everyone Needs to Travel from IWH

25 Reasons Everyone Needs to Travel from IWH

Date:Tuesday, 4 October 2016

Whether you’ve got the travel bug or not, it’s imperative that you spend time overseas (more than once!) during your life. Yes, it can be expensive and yes, we all have commitments with work and family - but the fact is, if you never get out there ...

Saving The Precious Pangolins

Saving The Precious Pangolins

Date: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 ...

Princesses, Pop Stars, Me & IWH

Princesses, Pop Stars, Me & IWH

Date:Monday, 27 June 2016

I started International Working Holidays after spending three years on my own amazing OE. I came home wanted one thing - to help as many kiwis as possible to experience the very cool thing that is the Kiwi Big OE ...

Meet the IWH OE Advisor

Meet the IWH OE Advisor

Date: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

Rhino Guardian Project Starts Leopard Conservation

Date:Thursday, 7 April 2016

Exciting updates from the Rhino Guardian Project - the team are introducing Leopard monitoring and tracking. ...

Volunteering is for guys too

Volunteering is for guys too

Date:Monday, 14 March 2016

Read about Kiwi Matt's time in South Africa volunteering at three different projects, his new tattoo (maybe) and why if you're a guy you need to do this too! ...

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