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Applications closing Wednesday 11 October 2017 at 5pm.

We are currently accepting applications for Te Mana o te Awa funded Initiatives. The closing date for this funding round closes on Wednesday 11th October 2017 at 5pm.

Te Mana o te Awa is a funding opportunity established to advance and support initiatives that contribute to the health and wellbeing of the Whanganui River – Te Awa Tupua. Two dates are made available for you to submit applications each year. The due dates for applications are the 11th of May and the 11th of October at 5pm.

We welcome all your ideas that align to the following priority areas of this fund. Specifically, you must clearly state how your project will contribute to one or more of the following priority areas:

  • Iwi capacity building – to enhance and strengthen the capacity of Whanganui Iwi to collectively play a  primary role in the planning, management and regulation in relation to Te Awa Tupua;
  • Environmental enhancement – to enhance and protect water quality, native flora and fauna, biodiversity and ecology associated with Te Awa Tupua;
  • Research & monitoring – to gain further understanding of the environmental, cultural and spiritual health and wellbeing of Te Awa Tupua; and the impacts of various activities on Te Awa Tupua and the relationship between Whanganui Iwi and Te Awa Tupua;
  • Cultural and spiritual enhancement – to strengthen, promote and enhance Whanganui Iwi cultural and spiritual knowledge, practices and connections in respect of Te Awa Tupua.

For further queries or information, please email tmota@ngatangatatiaki.co.nz or contact our office on 0800 292 8878.

Please find attached the application form: Te Mana o te Awa Manga Iti Application


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