2011 Funding Round Complete

Thursday, 21 April 2011

The annual WCEET funding meeting was held on 8th March 2011.

Trust received 20 applications for projects this year requesting $1.9 million in funds over the next 3 years.

Eleven projects were approved totalling $486,000 as follows:

  • Tongariro Natural History Society – Wetland Restoration, South Taupo Wetlands
  • National Wetland Trust – Contribution towards construction of the National Wetlands Centre at Lake Serpentine
  • Ngati Tahu Ngati Whaoa Rununga Trust – Riparian Enhancement, Ohaaki
  • Ngati Rongomai Hapu – Restoration of the Waiotaka River Catchment, South Taupo
  • Waikato RiverCare – ongoing support of their Lower Waikato River bank enhancement programmes
  • Waikato Regional Council – Riparian Planting, margins of Lake Waahi, Huntly
  • Tui 2000 – Waiwhakareke Heritage Park planting, Rotokauri, Hamilton
  • Advocates of the Tongariro River – River bank restoration, Turangi
  • Pukawa Wildlife Management Trust – Pest control, Pukawa, Lake Taupo
  • Mercury – Downstream Eel Migration┬áResearch Project, Karapiro Dam
  • Department of Conservation – Pest Fish barrier installation, Lake Serpentine

We look forward to working with these groups over the next few years to help them achieve their ecolocial enhancement goals.