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Funding and awards

Funding and awards

Updated 12 May 2022 3:47pm

Healthy waterways

Helping landowners improve waterways and wetlands for landowners. Waterways can vary in size and type from springs, to rivers, to wetlands. Funding and support is available to protect all of them, and can contribute to fencing to exclude stock, pest plant control, planting and pest animal control. For more information head to our Healthy waterways funding page.

Community Restoration Fund

We’re looking for passionate conservation groups to apply for Te Awarua-o-Porirua Harbour’s Catchment Restoration Fund. More...

Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Greater Wellington supports the Ballance Farm Environment Awards in the Wellington region. The annual awards give farmers and lifestylers in the Wellington region the opportunity to find out how well they are sustaining their land. More...

Warm Greater Wellington

Greater Wellington provides each ratepayer a maximum of $3,900 in financial assistance for home insulation. It can be repaid through a targeted rate on your regular rates bill over nine years. More...

Student Action Project Fund

This fund supports schools and early childhood centres to carry out projects that support native plants and wildlife. It will help students to do projects like: planting, cleaning up litter and pest animal control. There is up to $500 a year available for each project.

Apply to this fund

Student Transport Grant

This grant support schools explore and take action in their local environment. It can be used by schools taking part in field trips as part of:

There is a maximum of $500 a year available for up to: two buses or train trips, and 90 students.

Apply for a grant

Biodiversity funding and support in our region

There is a wealth of support available to residents in our region to reach environmental goals.

Let’s improve our environment one step at a time, together. More...