Applications open for greening grants

노영례 0 917 2018.07.16 17:19

Applications open for Regional Environment and Natural Heritage Grants 

 

d8518b37c6529f948bed885c4c441fb7_1531718
Papatuanuku Kokiri Marae Sustainability Champions  

 

 

Got an environmental project simmering away in the back of your mind – or even on your local reserve? But can’t think how to get it started?

Now’s your chance to make it happen, and here’s how we can help.

Applications for Auckland Council’s 2018/2019 Regional Environment and Natural Heritage (RENH) grants programme open Monday 16 July, with funding on offer of between $5000 and $40,000 for eligible projects.

The contestable grants programme is designed to support groups which protect, restore or enhance Auckland’s significant natural heritage environment. This round sees a particular focus on initiatives that contribute to the city’s environmental priorities and projects supporting environmentally sustainable lifestyles.

Councillor Penny Hulse, Chairperson of the Environment and Community Committee, is looking forward to seeing the submissions from all over the city.

“The awards are a great way of supporting projects in our communities and enabling people to use their own ideas, creativity and initiative to enhance our city,” she says.

“We know Aucklanders care about their environment and I encourage community groups to take advantage of this opportunity for funding to tackle local projects and contribute to protecting our environment.”

Previous years have seen a steady rise in the range of submissions and initiatives proposed.

Last round’s successful entrants included the Shakespear Open Sanctuary Society Inc. which helped reintroduce 20 little spotted kiwis to a new home in the sanctuary. The project provided a safe haven for the kiwis, helped restore the original ecosystem and enabled us human Kiwis to visit, hear and even see an iconic species.

Meanwhile, the Sustainability Champions project by Papatuanuku Kokiri Marae aimed to reduce the amount of household waste going to landfill by 30%. The group worked with whānau in the Māngere rohe to adopt more environmentally conscious lifestyles, including developing a training programme for sustainability parawehi (champions) and a sustainability tool-kit, and more than a thousand students have participated in the marae sustainability programme.

Grants are open to individuals, groups and organisations. Applications close on Friday, 31 August 2018.

Thinking of applying? Here are some key areas the grants programme is looking for in the applications:

  • Sustainable living projects that contribute towards behaviour change, education or adoption of practices that contribute to sustainable living
  • Conservation projects that contribute towards the effective management of a regional priority indigenous ecosystem or species
  • Management of plant and animal pests identified in the Regional Pest Management Strategy
  • Healthy Waters projects that contribute towards protection, improvement and/or the restoration of waterways
  • Kaitiakitanga; projects or activities that empower mana whenua and/or mataawaka kaitiakitanga of Auckland's natural environment.

Find out further information about eligibility and how to apply by visiting the grant details website.

And, if you’ve completed a project since January this year and think it worth an award, check out the Mayoral Conservation Awards; applications have just opened. 

For assistance with applications, please email environmentalfunding@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

출처 :  Auckland Council News


d8518b37c6529f948bed885c4c441fb7_1531718

  • 페이스북으로 보내기
  • 트위터로 보내기
  • 구글플러스로 보내기
  • 카카오스토리로 보내기
  • 네이버밴드로 보내기

Comments

 플러스 광고

KS Trans Co. LTD (KS 운송 (주))
KS TRANSPORT / KS 운송 (YEONGWOONG Co. Ltd) T. 0800 479 248
Blindsmith NZ Ltd
blind, blinds, 블라인드. 윈도우, window, 베니시안 블라인드, 우드 블라인드, PVC 블라인드, 롤러 블라인드, 블럭아웃 블라인드, 터멀 블라인드, 선스크린 블라인드, 버티컬 블라인드, Venetian blinds, wood T. 09 416 1415
Auckland Ranfurly Motel 한국인 운영
오클랜드 모텔 Auckland, Epsom, motel T. 096389059*0272052991

19 capital gains tax details to look out for …

댓글 0 | 조회 99 | 2019.02.19
TheTaxpayers’ Unionhas listed the top 19 details Kiwis will be looking out for on Thursday in the Ta… 더보기

Damaged Beach Haven bridge to be rebuilt

댓글 0 | 조회 166 | 2019.02.18
Kaipātiki Local Board Chair John Gillon at the burnt bridge site in Beach Haven.A fire that destroye… 더보기

Five beautiful public spaces to enjoy this su…

댓글 0 | 조회 425 | 2019.02.17
Beautiful public spaces to enjoy this summerAuckland’s beautiful public spaces come alive during the… 더보기

Keen to get together?

댓글 0 | 조회 223 | 2019.02.16
Get together this February.It’s a scorcher of a month and an even hotter one with all the things tha… 더보기

Five things to do in Auckland this Valentine'…

댓글 0 | 조회 328 | 2019.02.14
Have you got your Valentine's Day plans sorted?It doesn’t matter if you’re going with a date,your ma… 더보기

Councillors invite feedback from North Shore …

댓글 0 | 조회 155 | 2019.02.12
Chris Darby and Richard HillsCouncillors Richard Hills and Chris Darby are inviting North Shore resi… 더보기

Creative Communities Scheme funding available…

댓글 0 | 조회 158 | 2019.02.11
The current funding round for Auckland’s Creative Communities Scheme is counting down before closing… 더보기

5 Auckland parks with free-to-use BBQs

댓글 0 | 조회 631 | 2019.02.09
Gather around these sizzling Auckland BBQ spots.It wouldn’t be a Kiwi summer without a good old barb… 더보기

PINZ/Valocity Regional Insights Report : Auck…

댓글 0 | 조회 155 | 2019.02.07
The latest Property Institute/Valocity Regional Insights Report shows that the Auckland housing mark… 더보기

Nelson fires "tip of the ice sheet" without i…

댓글 0 | 조회 177 | 2019.02.07
New Zealand scientists are behind a major new international research paper that shows dangerously un… 더보기

Where to next for Auckland's town centres?

댓글 0 | 조회 386 | 2019.02.06
A close look at the transformation of AucklandWhile there is plenty of attention on the huge changes… 더보기

Top Auckland pools to get you cool

댓글 0 | 조회 625 | 2019.02.05
Summer is not over yet and that means it’s still swim o’clock!There are heaps of places in Auckland … 더보기

Get together this February

댓글 0 | 조회 325 | 2019.02.02
Summer in Auckland is a great time to get together with friends and whānau to enjoy an outdoor movie… 더보기

Have your say on freedom camping

댓글 0 | 조회 280 | 2019.02.01
It’s time to have a say on Auckland Council’sproposed Freedom Camping in Vehicles Bylaw.The draft by… 더보기

National average asking price for a Kiwi home…

댓글 0 | 조회 262 | 2019.02.01
Eight regions’ all-time asking price highs are the major driving force behind a new record high for … 더보기

It's getting hot out there

댓글 0 | 조회 312 | 2019.01.29
When temperatures soar: limit your time in the sun, wear sunscreen and look after your health.With p… 더보기

Kerbside collections for Auckland Anniversary…

댓글 0 | 조회 522 | 2019.01.27
Auckland Anniversary Day is just around the corner. Remember that all kerbside collections will be o… 더보기

This interactive map will help you beat the A…

댓글 0 | 조회 227 | 2019.01.26
Remember to plan ahead to avoid the traditional busy travel times this Auckland Anniversary weekend.… 더보기

What's hot this Auckland Anniversary Weekend

댓글 0 | 조회 614 | 2019.01.25
To help you celebrate the 179th Auckland Anniversary, we’ve got a heap of events on offer. Here are … 더보기

Long weekend safety tips for campers

댓글 0 | 조회 283 | 2019.01.24
This weekend is Anniversary Weekend for Auckland and surrounding provinces, which means Kiwis across… 더보기

Improved facilities coming for coastal Beach …

댓글 0 | 조회 230 | 2019.01.24
Children playing at Beach Haven's beachA number of improvements are set to get underway at Beach Hav… 더보기

Waterfront trams to ride again

댓글 0 | 조회 305 | 2019.01.23
Photo by Albert Chan.The historic tramline at Wynyard Quarter has been given a lifeline by the mayor… 더보기

Extra ferry services in time for the holiday …

댓글 0 | 조회 418 | 2019.01.21
Weekend ferry services to and from Hobsonville start this weekend.On Saturdays, there will be seven … 더보기

Make the most of your park visit

댓글 0 | 조회 348 | 2019.01.18
Summer is well and truly here and what better way to embrace these warmer days than by visiting a pa… 더보기

Green light for red light safety cameras

댓글 0 | 조회 318 | 2019.01.17
Mayor Goff at Te Irirangi DrThe chances of being caught running a red light double from today as all… 더보기

$1.1 million funding for school safety zone i…

댓글 0 | 조회 439 | 2019.01.16
It’s going to be much safer to walk and cycle to school in Henderson North thanks to a $1.1 million … 더보기

Time to book your inorganic collection

댓글 0 | 조회 454 | 2019.01.15
Bookings are now open for Auckland Council’s 2019 inorganic service.It’s easy to book your inorganic… 더보기

Waste-wise tips for summer boaties

댓글 0 | 조회 231 | 2019.01.14
Don't go overboard with your waste this summerSummer is here and, for many Aucklanders, that means a… 더보기

Make sure these 10 items go in your recycling…

댓글 0 | 조회 509 | 2019.01.12
Most Aucklanders are good recyclers, but it's easy to get confused about how to 'recycle right'.Just… 더보기

10 Auckland playgrounds you won't want to mis…

댓글 0 | 조회 784 | 2019.01.11
Here are ten of the best playground adventures you can find across the region!1.Tūī Glen Reserve2 Cl… 더보기

Walks for every Auckland landscape

댓글 0 | 조회 583 | 2019.01.08
Auckland – it’s hard to imagine a more geographically diverse region. Whether it’s rugged black-sand… 더보기

Discover Auckland by bike this summer

댓글 0 | 조회 352 | 2019.01.07
The holidays are the perfect time to explore Auckland over summer.Check out our maps, including our … 더보기

Apply for a Neighbours Day grant

댓글 0 | 조회 479 | 2019.01.06
Connected neighbours make resilient communities and deter crime.Neighbours Dayis also the perfect op… 더보기

Picnic in a park this summer

댓글 0 | 조회 523 | 2019.01.02
Spread out the picnic blanket and have a meal to remember in one of our local or regional parks. If … 더보기

Top beaches and reserves to walk your dog in …

댓글 0 | 조회 343 | 2018.12.27
With summer arriving, you and your four-legged friend want to get out and feel the sand under your p… 더보기

Kitekite track open for summer

댓글 0 | 조회 416 | 2018.12.27
Upgrade work to protect kauri on the Kitekite track in the Waitakere Ranges Regional Park is complet… 더보기

Putting litter in its place this summer

댓글 0 | 조회 303 | 2018.12.25
Over summer, Auckland’s beautiful parks, beaches and Hauraki Gulf islands are flooded with day-tripp… 더보기

Auckland Council summer opening hours

댓글 0 | 조회 415 | 2018.12.23
Opening times are changing for many Auckland Council services over the summer holidays.Take a look b… 더보기

Rubbish collections over the holidays

댓글 0 | 조회 349 | 2018.12.22
The festive season is upon us and Aucklanders are ready to celebrate!But remember, because of the pu… 더보기

SPECTACULAR AWARDS SEASON FOR HYUNDAI NZ

댓글 0 | 조회 447 | 2018.12.21
As the season of Car of the Year (COTY) Awards comes to an end, Hyundai New Zealand celebrate anothe… 더보기

Applications open for grants for conservation…

댓글 0 | 조회 329 | 2018.12.18
Applications are open for a new region-wide grants programme, the Community Coordination and Facilit… 더보기

Foreign fishing crew members apprehended over…

댓글 0 | 조회 550 | 2018.12.17
Foreign merchant vessels are being warned that a zero tolerance approach will be taken to crew membe… 더보기

Westgate hub gifted name by Ngā Maunga Whakah…

댓글 0 | 조회 373 | 2018.12.17
The soon-to-open community facility hub at Westgate has been gifted the name, ‘Te Manawa’, which mea… 더보기

Parking changes will free up spaces around No…

댓글 0 | 조회 647 | 2018.12.14
To make it easier to find a car park around North Shore Hospital, Auckland Transport will introduce … 더보기

Shade sails arrive at North Shore playgrounds

댓글 0 | 조회 390 | 2018.12.12
Kaipātiki Local Board Chair John Gillon at Little Shoal Bay, NorthcoteNew, large colourful shade sai… 더보기

North Shore gains crucial environmental fundi…

댓글 0 | 조회 389 | 2018.12.11
Councillors Chris Darby and Richard Hills onMaungauika / North HeadNorth Shore’s natural environment… 더보기

Walks for every Auckland landscape

댓글 0 | 조회 461 | 2018.12.10
Auckland – it’s hard to imagine a more geographically diverse region. Whether it’s rugged black-sand… 더보기

Safeswim returns to Auckland with new swimmin…

댓글 0 | 조회 359 | 2018.12.09
Swim safe this summerReady for summer?Auckland Council’sSafeswim websiteis, with a range of new impr… 더보기

Council confirms funding for America’s Cup in…

댓글 0 | 조회 319 | 2018.12.08
Auckland Council has agreed to provide a further $14.5 million to complete the infrastructure needed… 더보기

Takapuna Beach Holiday Park lease progress up…

댓글 0 | 조회 607 | 2018.12.05
Image courtesy of Save Takapuna Beach Holiday ParkPanuku Development Auckland is continuing to progr… 더보기