Key contacts for more information
Northland Regional Council
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Queen Elizabeth II National Trust
The QEII National Trust helps private landowners protect areas of bush and wetland on their property by using covenants. For more information, visit www.openspace.org.nz or phone 04 472 6626.
Fish and Game New Zealand, Northland Region
Fish and Game New Zealand provides specialist advice and support for landowners seeking to enhance wetlands or develop farm ponds for game bird habitat. Funding may be available and approved projects can receive up to 50% financial support. For more information, visit www.fishandgame.org.nz or phone 09 438 4135.
Department of Conservation
Department of Conservation staff can provide advice on how to identify, maintain, protect, and where necessary, enhance conservation values. Check out DoC’s website www.doc.govt.nz or phone the Northland Conservancy Office on 09 470 3300.
New Zealand Landcare Trust
The New Zealand Landcare Trust helps with community group projects and may be able to provide funding. For more information, visit www.landcare.org.nz or phone the northern regional office on 09 430 0954.
Your district council
Some Councils offer help for landowners restoring and protecting wetlands. Check with your local district council for more information. You may also need to contact your district council about resource consents.
Find out how to contact your district council