Waitaki Biodiversity Fund

What’s it for?

This $30,000 annual fund has been established to support landowners who are taking practical steps to protect and enhance indigenous biodiversity in the Waitaki District, principally on private land.

Priorities are:

  • Protection of native habitat through fencing and other measures.
  • Long term legal protection of native habitat through covenants (i.e. QEII).
  • Management of threats to biodiversity such as pest animals and weeds.

​Who is eligible?

​To be eligible for funding a project should either:

  • Be protected by a formal covenant (i.e. QEII), OR:
  • Be recognised as a Significant Natural Area, OR:
  • ​Meet the Significant Natural Area criteria

​If you are unsure whether you are eligible please contact the Biodiversity Coordinator for more information. You can contact them by email planning@waitaki.govt.nz​​​, over the phone 03 433 0300 ​or by completing the​ Biodiversity enhancement enquiry ​​form in the link below and return it to Council. ​

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