MainPower Hurunui Natural Environment Fund

Bio diversity

Applications for the annual MainPower Hurunui Natural Environment Fund are now open.

The fund is open to residents of the Hurunui District and encourages voluntary and cooperative community partnerships working towards increasing the region’s biodiversity.

This year $10,000 will be allocated to projects that protect,  restore or reinstate indigenous natural resources such as land, vegetation, wetland or bird habitats.

The types of projects that have been funded from the MainPower - Hurunui District Council fund include: Establishing the Jack Barron walkway in the Ashley Forest, the re-establishment of forest walkways, eradication of Willows to restore a gully, Rotherham waterway replanting, establishing  native bush area in Balcairn and fencing of waterways to name just a few.

We are delighted to extend this opportunity to the Hurunui District and wish you well with your application.

To see if your project meets the criteria please download an application form

Download the application form here. 

Applications Close 5pm Monday 29 April 2019

Any queries about the fund should be directed to Maree Hare on 03 314 0111 or   

For further information see Mainpower Sponsorship Pages

Jack Barron Walkway

Jack Barron Walkway