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

Oruatua Restoration

Tuesday, 02 July 2019

In 2007 Ardy and I began trapping introduced predators in the Tauranga-Taupo area, thanks in part to pesky possums eating all of our walnuts! As our possum trapping area expanded through the bush, we began to notice an absence of regenerating native vegetation. We witnessed a clutch of juvenile Piwakawaka fall prey to predators. It […]

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Waikato RiverCare Successfully Completes Flag Ship Project

Monday, 24 June 2019

The Waikato RiverCare team is pleased to announce the successful completion of our largest Waikato River project to date, the 5.63ha Taupiri Ki Waenganui project. What started as a 1.1ha riparian project in 2014 progressively expanded with the help and support of landowners, our generous sponsors and members of the Huntly community into an ecosystem […]

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