Consumers on the AWAMOKO Water Supply are advised to CONSERVE WATER until further notice.
Published on 05 October 2022
The Waitaki District Council Grants and Awards Committee met on 17 September to consider applications for the latest round of the Waitaki Biodiversity Fund with a total of $18,410.19 was allocated to eight successful projects.
The fund, which has been running since 2017, makes available up to $30,000 per year available for projects that protect and enhance indigenous (native) biodiversity values in the Waitaki District. Funding is prioritised towards projects within areas of good quality indigenous habitat on privately owned property, often identified as QEII covenants or Significant Natural Areas.
Council contributes up to $5000 towards projects that good value for money and address key threats to indigenous biodiversity. Funding rounds are held roughly every 6 months, with applications for the next funding round due on Friday the 27 January 2023.