Freshwater Improvement Fund

The Freshwater Improvement Fund commits $100 million over 10 years to improve the management of New Zealand’s lakes, rivers, streams, groundwater and wetlands. It supports projects, with a total value of $400,000 or more, that help communities manage fresh water within environmental limits.

This section has information on the fund, eligibility and assessment criteria and how to apply for funding.

The 2017 funding round is now closed for applications.

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