FUNDING RECIPIENTS 2013

Application
WRA 13-054

Applicant
Manaaki Tuna -restoration of tuna in the lower Waikato River  (Waikato-Tainui College)

Project
Waikato-Tainui College, NIWA and WRRT are funded to undertake a major tuna restoration project in the lower Waikato River catchment. A three year project including development of a tuna restoration plan for the Waikato River, habitat restoration, eel transfers, and improvements in fish passage.  Collating Waikato-Tainui maatauranga o te tuna.

Funding
$851,500.00

Status
In progress

Application
WRA 13-021

Applicant
Willow and alder management
New Zealand Landcare Trust & WRRT

Project
Development of a guideline for willow and alder management within the catchment, agreed across interested parties.

Funding
49,800.00

Status
Completed

Application
WRA 13-051

Applicant
Mangapu River restoration
Waikato Regional Council & Maniapoto Maori Trust Board

Project
Undertaking riparian retoration on the Mangapu River

Funding
$46,428.00

Status
Completed

Application
WRA 13-052

Applicant
Kaniwhaniwha Stream
Waikato Regional Council & Nga Uri a Maahanga

Project
Kaniwhaniwha Stream Riparian Restoration

Funding
$48,877.00

Status
Completed

Application
WRA 13-022

Applicant
Mangaonua Stream restoration
Ngaati Haua Mahi Trust

Project
Mangaonua Stream Gully System Restoration - pest plant removal and replanting

Funding
Completed

Status
Completed

Application
WRA 13-013

Applicant
Lower Mangapiko Stream Care

Project
Mangapiko Stream Restoration - stock exclusion and riparian restoration

Funding
$42,766.00

Status
Completed

Application
WRA 13-023

Applicant
Maniapoto Stream Hillcrest
Ngaati Haua Mahi Trust

Project
Mangaone Stream Riparian Restoration - plant pest removal and replanting

Funding
$165,380.00

Status
Completed

Application
WRA 13-041

Applicant
Wetland restoration Te Toke
Te Toke Ahu Whenua Trust

Project
Restoration of a major wetland within the Te Toke Forest

Funding
$131,675.00

Status
Completed

Application
WRA 13-033

Applicant
Provision of trees for planting
South Waikato Environmental Initiatives

Project
Provision of trees to supply riparian margin restorations in the South Waikato District

Funding
$17,569.20

Status
Completed

Application
WRA 13-060

Applicant
Lower Waipa River riparian project
Whaingaroa Harbourcare

Project
Fencing and planting of riparian areas in the Lower Waipa River

Funding
$233,460.00

Status
Completed

Application
WRA 13-018

Applicant
Evaluation of koura in hydro lakes NIWA

Project
Strategic evaluation of koura populations in the upper Waikato - gaining an udnerstanding of what impacts are causing much reduced koura populations in the hydro lakes

Funding
$98,540.00

Status
Completed

Application
WRA 13-014

Applicant
Maniapoto Fisheries Plan
Maniapoto Maori Trust Board

Project
Development of the Maniapoto Fisheries Plan

Funding
$83,260.00

Status
 In progress

Application
WRA 13-026

Applicant
Restoration from Willows
Opus International Consultants

Project
Trialling restoration methods to move riparian vegetation from willows to indigenous plants using Western science and Maatauranga Maori

Funding
$49,300.00

Status
Completed

Application
WRA 13-057

Applicant
Lake Ngaroto planting and pest fish removal
Waipa District Council

Project
Lake Ngaroto -undertaking riparian planting & pest fish reduction programmes

Funding
$131,890.40

Status
Completed

Application
WRA 14-020

Applicant
GIS toolbox
GHD Limited

Project
Providing the WRA with a GIS Toolbox to allow evaluation of proposed and ongoing projects, and impacts on the catchment

Funding
$71,760.00

Status
Completed

Application
WRA 13-035

Applicant
Mangati Stream restoration
Stuart Muir

Project
Restoration of inanga spawning habitat on the Mangati Stream, lower Waikato

Funding
$49,130.00

Status
Completed

Application
WRA 13-053

Applicant
Te Awa River Ride and planting Ngaruawahia south

Project
Te Awa River ride enhancement through pest plant removal and replanting of a 1400m length of riparian area alongside the Te Awa River Ride at Ngaruawhia

Funding
$160,383.95

Status
Completed

Application
WRA 13-010

Applicant
Hamilton Gully Restoration
Hamilton City Council

Project
Supporting restoration of Hamilton City streams and gullies through, provision of eco-sourced plants, providing seminars and information to landowners, and promotion of restoration activities.

Funding
$50,000.00

Status
Completed

Application
WRA 13-003

Applicant
Cambridge Meadow Walk
Cambridge Tree Trust

Project
Supporting the Cambridge Tree Trust in ongoing riverside planting activities at Cambridge

Funding
$15,000.00

Status
Completed

Application
WRA 13-001

Applicant
Kainui Wetland Restoration
3 Way Charitable Trust

Project
Kainui Wetlands Restoration - pest plant removal and replantign with native plant species

Funding
$37,731.50

Status
Completed

Application
WRA 13-039

Applicant
Cambridge linkage
Te Awa River Ride Charitable Trust

Project
Riparian protection and planting aspects of the Te Awa River Ride - Cambridge section

Funding
$235,000.00

Status
Completed

Application
WRA 13-055

Applicant
Karaprio Gully restoration
Waipa DC & Ngaati Haua Mahi Trust

Project
Fencing, pest plant removal and revegetation of the Karapiro Gully to reduce sediementation loads to the Waikato River

Funding
$300,000.00

Status
In progress

Application
WRA 13-020

Applicant
Summary of restoration projects
New Zealand Landcare Trust

Project
Capturing the extent of the restoration work being undertaken within the Waikato River catchment.

Funding
$50,000.00

Status
Completed

Application
WRA 13-029

Applicant
Wairere Stream enhancement - Maniapoto

Project
Wairere Streams and Maniapoto Caves Enhancement - riparian and wetland protection and restoration associated with a  site of cultural significance

Funding
$115,000.00

Status
In Progress

Application
WRA 13-044

Applicant
Aka Aka inanga spawning
Toro Atu Charitable Trust

Project
Inanga Spawning Habitat Restoration - through plant pest removal, recountouring and replanting in the lower Waikato River

Funding
$280,000.00

Status
In progress

Application
WRA 13-032

Applicant
Kimihia Stream and Lake
Solid Energy & Waahi Whaanui Trust

Project
Kimihia Restoration Project - protectiona nd replanting of Lake Kimihia

Funding
$138,792.00

Status
In progress

Application
WRA 13-005

Applicant
Lower Waikato peat lakes
Conservation Volunteers NZ

Project
Healthy Habitats Waikato - Empowering Local Communities.  Providing support for volunteer groups and individuals taking part in river restoration activites

Funding
$100,000.00

Status
Completed

Application
WRA 13-015

Applicant
Maniapoto Environmental Plan
Maniapoto Maori Trust Board

Project
Undertaking a review of the Maniapoto Environmental Management Plan

Funding
$175,000.00

Status
Completed

Application
WRA 13-038

Applicant
Manaki Taiao: Vegetation management
Tainui Development Authority

Project
A major riverbank clearance of exotic and pest plants between Huntly and Rangiriri Bridge. Together with the Kaneae Kakariki Trust the project will initially see approximately six kilometres of riverbank cleared and replanted over two years.

Funding
$1,200,000.00

Status
In progress

Application
WRA 13-012

Applicant
Mangawara Stream Wetland
Landcare Research Ltd

Project
Mangawara Stream Wetland & Riparian Project - protection and restoration of a wetland

Funding
$200,000.00

Status
Completed

Application
WRA 13-027

Applicant
River restoration and access at Otorohanga
Otorohanga District Council

Project
Otorohanga Waterways and Streams - restoration of wetlands within Otorohanga

Funding
$100,000.00

Status
Completed

Application
WRA 13-025

Applicant
Lake Waikare shore planting
Nikau Farm Estate Trust

Project
Nikau Farm Estate Trust Riparian Project - fencing and planting of lake margin.

Funding
$68,800.00

Status
Completed

Application
WRA 13-058

Applicant
Lake Mangakaware improvement
Waipa District Council

Project
Lake Mangakaware - Improving the quality of inflowing catchment water through the use of silt traps on major inflows

Funding
$41,400.00

Status
Completed

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