We work with iwi, councils, crown agencies and community partners on these Jobs for Nature funded projects.

Te Arawa Lakes Trust Project

Project partnerTe Arawa Lakes Trust
Crown funding$406,000
Estimated jobsUp to 6
Project summaryHarakeke weed mat research, public engagement and education, tau koura monitoring and aquatic weed control in the Rotorua Lakes.
Project duration2020 -2024
RegionBay of Plenty

Te Arawa Lakes Trust among first to benefit from Jobs for Nature and biosecurity investment

South Canterbury Braided Rivers Project

Delivery partnerDepartment of Conservation
Crown funding$2,955,000 million over four years
Estimated jobs12-14 every year for four years.
Project summaryPest and weed control on and around the Ashburton, Stour, Waitaki and Opihi rivers.
Project duration2020 -2024
RegionCanterbury

Government invests in restoring iconic South Canterbury river valleys

Te Manahuna Aoraki Project

Project partnersTe Manahuna Aoraki project partners
Crown funding$12,156,736 million over four years
Estimated jobs35-40 every year for four years
Project summaryPest and weed control in Te Manahuna/Mackenzie Basin
Project duration2020 - 2024
RegionCanterbury

Government invests in restoring iconic South Canterbury river valleys

South Canterbury High Country Project

Delivery partnerDepartment of Conservation
Crown funding$3,445,000 million over four years
Estimated jobs12 -14 every year for four years
Project summaryPredator control in the Huxley, Hopkins, and Temple valleys
Project duration2020 - 2024
RegionCanterbury

Government invests in restoring iconic South Canterbury river valleys

Waikato River and Geothermal Site Protection and Enhancement Project

Project partnerWaikato Regional Council
Crown funding$650,000 over two years
Estimated jobs2
Project summaryProtection and enhancement of geothermal sites. Weed control on the Waikato River
Project duration2021 – 2023
RegionWaikato

Turning up the heat on weeds in the Central North Island

Annual pest and weed control programme

Delivery partnerBoffa Miskell Ltd
Crown funding$6,333,048 million over four years
Project summaryAquatic and terrestrial pest and weed control on LINZ managed lands and waters in Canterbury
Project duration2020 - 2024
RegionCanterbury

Hokonui Hills Restoration Project

Crown fundingup to $4,225,000 over four years
Estimated jobs12 - 15
Project summaryRestoration of native plant and animal life across Southland’s Hokonui Hills by expanding a native seed bank and nursery and carrying out horticulture and ranger training.
Project duration2020 - 2024
RegionSouthland

Jobs for Nature to deliver jobs and environmental benefits

Te Rūnanga o Moeraki Restoration Project

Crown funding$3,358,200 over three years
Estimated jobs9
Project summaryRe-establishing native habitats, wetlands and mahinga kai from the mountains to the sea.
Project duration2020 - 2023
RegionNorth Otago and South Canterbury

Jobs for Nature to deliver jobs and environmental benefits

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Undaria Project

Crown funding$1,366,000 over four years
Estimated jobsup to 15 jobs from year one
Project summaryLINZ and Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu are working together to research and control the invasive seaweed, Undaria Pinnatifida in 7 sites from Lyttleton to Stewart Island.
Project duration2020 - 2024
RegionSouth Island

Jobs for Nature to deliver jobs and environmental benefits

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Mapping Project

Project partnerTe Runanga o Ngāi Tahu
Crown funding$40,000 over one year
Estimated jobs3
Project summaryExpanding an existing project to digitise maps of the original vegetation and waterways of Te Manahuna (the Mackenzie Basin), and the upper Rakaia and Rangitata rivers.
Project duration2020/21
RegionCanterbury

Jobs for Nature to deliver jobs and environmental benefits

Lake Dunstan Charitable Trust Restoration and Community Engagement Project

Crown funding$953,000 over four years
Estimated jobs10
Project summaryLandscape restoration, community outreach, and the development of a shared community vision and plan for Lake Dunstan.
Project duration4 years
RegionOtago

Boost in funding to deliver jobs while restoring Central Otago’s lakes and waterways

Makarora Catchment Threatened Species Project

Project partnerAspiring Biodiversity Trust
Crown funding$321,000 over four years
Estimated jobs13
Project summaryMonitoring, pest and weed management, and restoration on the Wilkins and Makarora rivers which flow into Lake Wānaka.
Project duration2020 - 2024
RegionOtago

Boost in funding to deliver jobs while restoring Central Otago’s lakes and waterways

Last Updated: 18 November 2021