Ministry for the Environment logoThe Toitū Te Hakapupu: The Pleasant River Restoration Project is funded by the Ministry for the Environment’s Essential Freshwater Fund through the Government’s Jobs for Nature programme to create jobs while enhancing nature.

Funding of $4 million has been provided to support this $5 million restoration project.

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Other community funding opportunities

While we have managed to secure $5 million for the work detailed above, there is always more work that can be done in the catchment to improve water quality with the help of community funding.

If you have a community-led project that will help protect, enhance, or promote Otago’s environment ECO Fund could help get your project off the ground.

The ECO Fund supports not only on-ground works and education or awareness raising projects, but also administrative support. 

Find out about the ECO Fund

Other community funding providers include:

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