Community Environment Fund regional council freshwater management projects Round 6: May 2014

Regional councils and unitary authorities that were awarded funding for freshwater projects in round 6 (September 2014) of the Community Environment Fund.

About Round 6

Funding from Round 6 was targeted at freshwater management projects that will assist the implementation of the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management 2014. Part of this is supporting community participation in freshwater management.

Projects which have benefits that can be transferred to other regions or catchments were given preference.

Projects approved for funding

Regional council/Unitary authority

Project name

Auckland Regional Council

Integration of three regional council sediment monitoring datasets

Gisborne District Council

Native fish spawning areas identification and community restoration

Greater Wellington Regional Council

Collaborative modelling framework for resource management decision making

Hawke’s Bay Regional Council

Outstanding freshwater body assessment criteria and assessment methodology

Marlborough District Council

E-planning for water allocation and use

Otago Regional Council

Water quality management in the lakes catchments of Otago

Tasman District Council

Science basis for erosion and sediment control best-practice guidance

Waikato Regional Council

Managing diffuse discharges within water quality limits: measuring changes to farm practice

West Coast Regional Council

Tools to enable community engagement in setting water-use limits that protect in-stream values