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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WCEET 2017 Funding Recipients

Friday, 09 June 2017

For the 2017 Funding round the Trust has made grants to twenty projects totaling $659,034.04. National Wetland Trust Rotopiko Restoration Mangakotukutuku Stream Care Group Mangakotukutuku ┬áStream Restoration Waikato RiverCare Koheroa Road Project Black Farm Armer Farms (NI) Ltd Armer Farms Willow Control Tangirau Restoration Tangirau Wetland Restoration Project Bike Taupo Advocacy Group Totara Gully Wilding […]

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Project Update of Patrick Heaghan Wetland Restoration

Thursday, 02 February 2017

Project Plan: This project encompasses a partially completed wetland restoration site conducted by the landowner. The area has been completely fenced and a small open water area has been created. The further works will substantially increase the total size of the wetland and when coupled with riparian plantings will enhance the waterfowl productivity of the […]

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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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