For the 2015 Funding round the Trust has made grants to nine projects totalling $390,121.67 Waikato RiverCare – Taupiri Ki Weanganui Waikato District Council – Biological Control of Tradescantia N Simpson – Simpson’s Ruatawiri Wetland Project R Gedye – Te La Trust Restoration Project Bike Taupo Advocacy Group – Chinamans Wetland Willow Control South Waikato […]Read more »
Welcome to the Waikato Catchment Ecological Enhancement Trust
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.
Monday, 18 May 2015
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
Waikato RiverCare gets stuck into Hakarimata A extension project. Waikato RiverCare started site preparation on the WCEET funded Hakarimata project located a short distance out of Ngaruawahia Township, in November 2013. The project in partnership with the Department of Conservation and adjoining private landowners aims to fence and re-vegetate the marginal strip reserve in autumn […]Read more »
Thursday, 21 May 2015
The Te Toke project area was degraded land on the banks of the Waikato River which was used for rubbish dumping, had multiple weed issues and was relatively inaccessible. The area also has sites of cultural significance to Ngati Tahu-Ngati Whaoa. This project has involved three stages of restoration with work focused on weed control, […]Read more »
Friday, 20 July 2012
The Trustees of the Waikato Catchment Ecological Enhancment trust recently took the opportunity to visit projects which it has contributed funding to over the last few years. The day included visits to Lake Maratoto (off SH3 near Ohaupo). Paul Smith from Waikato Regional Council met us on site and discussed the progress of protection of […]Read more »