Te Mana o te Wai Fund provided funding for projects that support or enable iwi/hapū to improve the water quality of freshwater bodies, including lakes, rivers, streams, estuaries and lagoons. The fund is now closed for applicants.
The Environmental Legal Assistance Fund is for not-for-profit groups advocating for matters of environmental public interest. Funding enables applicants to participate more effectively and efficiently in resource management processes at the Environment Court, higher courts or board of inquiry.
The Contaminated Sites Remediation Fund provides $2.63 million in annual funding to regional councils and unitary authorities for the remediation of contaminated sites that pose a risk to human health and the environment.
Information on the Te Mana o Te Wai Fund and Fresh Start for Fresh Water Clean-up Fund which are closed. Information on the Rotorua Te Arawa Lakes Programme and Lake Taupō Protection Project which received Crown funding.