June 29, 2020 10:07 am
Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Awa has welcomed the announcement and funding of its Korehāhā Whakahau predator eradication project.
Funding was confirmed on Saturday 27 June by the Minister for Conservation Eugenie Sage and Under Secretary for Regional Economic Development Fletcher Tabuteau at Te Mānuka Tūtahi Marae in Whākatane.
The $5.6 million-dollar project will be led and delivered by Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Awa. Initial funders include Predator Free 2050 Limited, providing $2.4m through the Provincial Growth Fund, Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Awa Group Holdings and Department of Conservation. …more
June 18, 2020 1:36 pm
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May 29, 2020 12:59 pm
Lake Brunner/ Kotuku Whakaoho is the setting for the latest predator free project to receive backing from Predator Free 2050 Limited and the Provincial Growth Fund.
The announcement was made today by Minister of Conservation Eugenie Sage.
The ambitious project will be delivered by West Coast Regional Council, which approved the funding agreement during the confidential section of the last meeting of the council on 14 May.
Chair Allan Birchfield says it is part of a broader vision for the region. …more
May 14, 2020 5:51 pm
Predator Free 2050 Limited welcomes the emphasis of Budget 2020 on creating environmental jobs.
As part of a $1.1 billion COVID response package designed to create 11,000 environment jobs, Predator Free 2050 Limited will receive an extra $76 million ($19 million per year), enabling it to co-fund new predator free projects around the country.
May 6, 2020 9:42 am
Predator Free 2050 Limited Chief Executive Ed Chignell has resigned and will step down from his role on 10 July 2020.
Mr Chignell has led the government-owned company since August 2017, overseeing investments in ambitious predator eradication projects and breakthrough-focussed research around the country. …more