Email or send your application form to:
11-15 Victoria Avenue, Palmerston North
0508 800 800
help@horizons.govt.nz

Horizons' Freshwater, Land and Biodiversity teams all have a variety grants that the public are able to apply for when looking to improve our Region's environment. From fencing and planting, to rejuvenating wetlands or helping to control erosive hill country we're here to help.  

FRESHWATER
If you are wanting to fence off a waterway to exclude stock Horizons may be able to help fund this project.  Horizons freshwater team may also be able to assist with native planting within retired riparian margins.
There are some basic criteria that need to be met to be eligible for funding. Depending on which catchment your propoerty is within, we are able to fund up to 50 per cent. We can also help with some logistics such as sourcing of plants and contractors.

LAND
There are three different environmental land initiatives, which focus on erosion control and preventing sediment and associated nutrients entering our regions waterways. Your project may be eligible for funding from one of these initiatives which are listed in the eligibility criteria document.

BIODIVERSITY
If you want to fence off a wetland or some native bush to exclude stock Horizons may be able to help fund this project. We may also be able to assist with fencing, native planting within retired blocks, weed control to protect native habitats and predator control to protect native wildlife. There are some basic criteria that need to be met to be eligible for funding. Funding is limited each year and funding levels range from 30-100 per cent of the total cost depending on factors such as the significance of the site and environmental education benefits.  

To apply online for any of these available grants click the link on the left hand side of the page, or click here.