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ARC awards over $100,000 for community projects

ARC awards over $100,000 for community projects with EIF grants

5 November 2003

Community volunteers are the focus of the latest Auckland Regional Council Environmental Initiatives Fund allocations, announced this week.

The aim of this funding round was to provide practical materials, including native plants, fencing material, and worm farms, for community initiatives such as wetland, dune, and riparian restoration; plant and animal pest control; and waste reduction.

The total funding allocated was $114,473.14, which was awarded to 41 out of 50 applicants. Of the successful applicants, 29 received a total allocation of $77,419.64 from the General EIF Fund, while twelve were awarded a total of $37,053.50 under coastal funding – an EIF fund of $60,000 set-aside in this financial year for projects that promote sustainable management of the coastal marine area. Coastal funds come from the back-fees received by the ARC from the Half Moon Bay Marina’s licence fees.

ARC chair Gwen Bull said the EIF was established in February 2000 with the aim of supporting practical projects that enhance, restore and protect Auckland’s natural, cultural and physical environment. “Over the past three years the EIF has fulfilled this aim by awarding funds to 190 environmental projects led by all different sectors of the community,” Cr Bull said. “The ARC intends to continue to support and encourage community-driven initiatives through the EIF.”

The deadline for applications for the next funding round will be on 26th February 2004. Applications and fund guidelines can be obtained in early January by phoning ARC, 366 2000 or by downloading the forms from the ARC website www.arc.govt.nz.

Please find attached a list of successful EIF recipients for the latest round.


Coastal EIF Fund Allocations August 03 Round


Applicant TA Area Amount Funded Project Purpose
Bio Care Aotea Auckland City $5,000.00 Pest eradication and control
Christopher and Alexa Mavius Franklin $2,000.00 Wetland creation and maintenance
Colin and Margaret Irwin and Woodbine Family Trust Franklin $5,000.00 Planting of riparian area
Pahurehure Inlet Protection Society Papakura $3,000.00 Restoration of coastal vegetation
Carol Forsyth Rodney $2,452.50 Stream and riparian restoration/ management
Cowan Bay Landcare Group Rodney $1,000.00 Animal Pest control
Proposed name: Shakespear Open Sanctuary Supporters Inc. Rodney $305.00 Incorporated Society fee
The Danish Society Inc. Rodney $5,000.00 Native revegetation
Friends of Whatipu Waitakere $3,600.00 Dotterel monitoring and predator control
Te Henga/Bethells Beachcare Waitakere $4,500.00 Purchase of spinifex cuttings and dune restoration
Karekare Landcare Waitakere $4,500.00 Plant Pest control
Friends of O'Neills Beach Waitakere $696.00 Animal Pest Control
General EIF Fund Allocations August 03 Round


Applicant TA Area Amount Funded Project Purpose
Glenfern Sanctuary Auckland City $2,460.45 Animal Pest control
Te Waipuna Puawai Mercy Oasis Auckland City $4,500.00 Wetland restoration
Awaawaroa Bay Ltd / Rob Morton Auckland City $2,000.00 Weed eradication
Windy Hill-Rosalie Bay Catchment Trust Auckland City $500.00 Animal Pest control
St Columba's Anglican Church and Community Centre Auckland City $1,000.00 Mulch and materials for plant beds
Scott Stewart Auckland City $500.00 Plant pest control
Tamaki Estuary Protection Society Inc. for the SPCA Bird Wing. Auckland Region $5,000.00 Bird rescue and rehabilitation materials
Alan and Joann DePenning Franklin $3,000.00 Riparian fencing and planting
Gary and Alison Marson Franklin $5,000.00 Riparian fencing and planting
Gaz Maroof Family Trust & Lynda Moore Family Trust Franklin $3,895.00 Weed removal & planting
Mangere East Family Service Centre Manukau $289.97 Recycle bins and establishment of worm farms
Pigeon Mountain Primary School Manukau $1,248.07 Native trees
Te Kura Kaupapa Maori O Piripono Te Kura Whakahou Ki Otara Manukau $1,256.50 Worm bins and gardening tools
Te Kohanga Reo O Te Rangimaria Manukau $2,200.00 Plant nursery
Tiffany Bush Care Group Manukau $2,742.00 Plant pest control
Campbells Bay Primary School North Shore $2,693.00 Sustainable organic garden and worm farm
Kaipatiki Ecological Restoration Project (KERP) North Shore $2,952.00 Native plant propagation programmes
Rentyn and June Turner Papakura $3,450.00 Wetland restoration and fencing
Desiree Russell Rodney $2,034.00 Restoration of riparian areas to wetland/native bush
AJ & VF Dunn Rodney $3,178.22 Fencing bush and riparian areas
Homebuilders Family Support Services Rodney $3,000.00 Permaculture and organics course
Murray and Linda Barclay Rodney $3,250.00 Fencing off riparian area
Mike Petre & Mandy Gregory Rodney $4,458.00 Wetland restoration
South Kaipara Landcare Rodney $4,660.13 Purchase of traps for pest control
Ken and Jenny Marychurch Rodney $4,100.00 Fencing Materials for riparian area
John Peterson/Matakana Plants Ltd Rodney $2,000.00 Fencing off wetland
Laingholm Primary School Waitakere $3,059.00 School Garden Project materials
Glen Eden Primary School Waitakere $1,472.50 Worm farm, compost bins, and shade house
Tirimoana Primary School Waitakere $1,520.80 Native Plants, spray, mulch and weed mats

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