MainPower Hurunui Natural Environment Fund
Established in partnership with the Hurunui District Council, the MainPower Hurunui Natural Environment Fund supports community initiatives to improve the district’s biodiversity. $10,000 is given annually to projects in the Hurunui area that improve or benefit the natural environment.
The MainPower Hurunui Natural Environment Fund is for distribution to applicants who are doing work on public or private land that improves, benefits, restores or reinstates indigenous natural qualities - in particular land, vegetation, wetlands or bird habitat.
2017 Recipients of the MainPower Hurunui Natural Environment Fund
Green Corps is a Waimakariri District Council enquiry-based learning initiative which aims to provide hands-on environmental learning for school students. It also offers schools the opportunity to take ownership of our parks and reserves and assume a lead role in their ongoing development and maintenance through actively developing them with our assistance.
Green Corps started in May 2013, and currently works with the following schools and their neighbouring reserves: