Funded Projects

March 2018

  • Purchase of native plants for Pitt Park People SocietyPitt Park People were awarded $5,000 to enable them to purchase a few thousand native plants for planting at Pitt Park.
  • Atawhai Walkway Project by Keeble Forest Memorial Trust: This project was awarded $5,200 for the development of a walkway to allow public viewing of the Greenwood block of native bush.
  • Monitoring technology for New Zealand Landcare TrustThe trust were granted $4,087 for the purchase of technology to demonstrate, promote, and celebrate successes in land use and land care approaches and ideas.

September 2017

  • Environment Network Manawatū (ENM) design and printing of ‘Source to Sea’ document: ENM was granted $4,818 to allow for the design and printing of a very important document, that aims to summarise the Environmental work undertaken by the Manawatū catchment Biodiversity Cluster of ENM.
  • Garden area development for Learning and Growing Together Trust: The trust received $1,581 for the development of a garden area at the Ngā Rito o Te Puawaitanga Early Childhood Centre.
  • ‘Ride on a Moonbean – a Cycle with Sparkle’ by Rangiwahia Environmental Arts Centre Trust (REACT): REACT were awarded $3,000 for their project aimed to encourage the PN community to embrace cycling to be more sustainable.
  • Replacement of a Shade Cloth for A Rocha ManawatūA Rocha were funded $1,725 for the replacement of a shade cloth at a plant nursery, for continual propagation of trees.

April 2016

  • Capacity building programme for biodiversity and conservation by ENM Biodiversity Cluster groups: The project received $3,500 for the series of workshops that will help to develop the capacity of the ENM biodiversity cluster groups. The positive environmental impact f this project will be achieved through improving the efficacy of the community groups conservation work.
  • Upgrade of outdoor kindergarten area, by Roslyn Kindergarten: The project was granted &5,000 to create an outdoor sustainability education area, that includes planting and caring of trees and veggies, sharing the food with the community and using it to feed kids (many kids come from refugee families and families in need). The positive environmental impact will be achieved by creating a resilient community and through education.

November 2015

  • Mini Plant-Based Youth Cafe by Hands-on FoodThe project was granted $5,000 for purchasing cooking equipment. The project promotes innovative for Palmy and effective method for enhancing the environment by promoting a healthy dairy free diet among youth.
  • Te Apiti Shuttle for Gorge, submitted by Rachel Keedwell on behalf of the Palmerston North community: The Project received $1,545 contribution for providing transport to the Gorge walk.