2 Funding Streams & Eco Fest

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Eco Fest 2018 - March 10th-25th

Go Eco are excited to announce the inaugural EcoFest Waikato. We're organising a calendar of working bees, tours, workshops and a market focusing on sustainability and the environment. 

If your organisation or group wants to be involved please get in touch, hello@goeco.org.nz or Ph. 8394452.




 Waikato Catchment Ecological Enhancement Trust

The Waikato Catchment Ecological Enhancement Trust is now seeking applications for its 2018 funding round for ecological enhancement projects in the Lake Taupo and Waikato River catchments.  Applications close on 31 March 2018.  Funding will go towards assisting organisations, agencies and individuals with projects that foster and enhance the sustainable management of ecological resources in the Lake Taupo and Waikato River catchments.

To obtain an application form or further information about the Waikato Catchment Ecological Enhancement Trust email: enquiries@wceet.org.nz or visit www.wceet.org.nz


For further information contact either:

Dr Gwyneth Verkerk

Mobile 021 131 8234

Email: gwyneth.verkerk@gmail.com


Larnie Chrystall

Phone 07 858 8501

Email: Larnie.chrystall@mightyriver.co.nz


Small Scale Initiatives Fund

Are you a volunteer or community group undertaking animal or plant pest control? You may be eligible for a grant from the Small Scale Community Initiatives Fund. More info at www.waikatoregion.govt.nz/sscif  



Open/close dates

Applications open: 28 February 2018, 9:00 am
Applications close: 28 March 2018, 5:00 pm

Date correction for Waiwhakareke Potting Bee

Posted 9 days ago    0 comments


The seedling potting bee with Friends of Waiwhakareke, at 284 Airport Rd (Mystery Creek Fieldays' site), took place today on the 16th of February, not the 17th. sorry for any confusion.

For updates on the Waiwhakareke working bees and other happenings, please follow the above link to their facebook page.


Have a fantastic weekend.

Newsletter and Event Reminder

Posted 10 days ago    0 comments

Kia roa koutou,

It's Bio forum newsletter time again. So here is a gentle reminder that articles are due in on the 23rd of February.

Also we have two events happening this week; One being the Rotopiko Bioblitz, on Friday16th and Saturday17th of Feb.

The other; a seedling potting bee with Friends of Waiwhakareke, at 284 Airport Rd (Mystery Creek Fieldays' site), Saturday the 17th, 9am -12pm