Funding

 

 Landowners, community groups, schools, and private individuals in the Hurunui District can apply for funding from many different organisations to undertake conservation projects of all sizes. Projects might include fencing out stock, earthworks to reform streams, removing weeds (including trees such as willows and wilding pines), controlling pests such as possums and stoats, restoring wetlands and riparian vegetation, creating biodiversity trails, and purchasing equipment such as gardening tools, and educational materials such as water testing kits for schools, and IT equipment and support including software.  

Download 'Where to Apply' for individuals, groups, landowners, and schools in the Hurunui District: updated 4 June 2014.

 

Land owners and managers, did you know that there are income tax benefits for planting riparian vegetation? See: http://www.legislation.govt.nz/act/public/2007/0097/latest/DLM1523354.html

...and mitigating discharge of contaminants: http://legislation.govt.nz/act/public/2007/0097/189.0/DLM1513709.html