Welcome to the Waikato Catchment Ecological Enhancement Trust

Profile Ecological and biodiversity values in the Taupo and Waikato catchment protected, enhanced and restored.

The Waikato Catchment Ecological Enhancement Trust (WCEET) assists organisations, agencies and individuals with projects that foster and enhance the sustainable management of ecological resources in the Lake Taupo and Waikato River catchments.

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General News

WCEET 2019 Fund Recipients

Thursday, 23 May 2019

For the 2019 Funding Round the Trust has made grants to eleven projects totaling $508,711.47 Waikato RiverCare Inc – Wai O te Atua Stream Project Howick Tramping Club – Northern Pureora Kokako Recovery Project TL & SL Taylor Limited – Taylor Wetland Fish and Game Auckland/Waikato Region – Frontier Farms Wetland Enhancement Project RiverView Oaks […]

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WCEET 2018 Fund Recipients

Wednesday, 27 June 2018

For the 2018 Funding Round the Trust has made grants to twenty projects totalling $507,775.76. Waikato RiverCare – Hickey Farm Project Waikato RiverCare – Butler Farm Project Waikato Regional Council – Waiapa Rerenoa River Restoration Project Fish and Game Auckland/Waikato Region – Frontier Farms Wetland Enhancement Project Dave and Leeann Gamble – Gamble Property Project […]

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Project Updates

Project Update on K Smith Wetland

Thursday, 02 February 2017

Project Plan: This is a large low lying flood plain area and when completed will create close to 3 hectares of open water wetland and 0.75 hectares of riparian margin. The final design will encompass some islands and peninsulas in order to maximise edge length and create extra nesting habitat for birds. The wetland will […]

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Project Update David Saxton Wetland Restoration

Thursday, 02 February 2017

Project Plan: This project encompasses an existing 5 hectare constructed wetland. The area will be further enhanced by creating an open water canal around the edge of a willow block and conducting further mechanical and chemical willow control. Water levels will be increased and the outlet will be retrofitted with a water control structure to […]

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