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Low Nitrogen Land Use Fund

The first round of funding has now closed. Click here for more information on the successful projects.

Purpose

To fund research that assists landowners with meeting their Nitrogen Discharge Allowance by providing useful and practical information that is relevant to the Lake Rotorua catchment.

What will be funded

There are 3 focus areas of research for the fund:

  • How to promote additional uptake of proven existing low nitrogen land uses or farm systems in the Lake Rotorua catchment.
  • How existing low nitrogen land uses or farm systems can be applied to conditions in the Lake Rotorua catchment
  • The potential of new low nitrogen land uses or farm systems to be adopted in the Lake Rotorua catchment

Key dates

Expression of Interest

Expressions of interests have now closed for the first funding round. Please email landusefund@rotorualakes.co.nz to be notified when the second funding round opens. 

We recommend that potential applicants refer to the Low Nitrogen Land Use Fund Investment Plan (below) prior to making an Expression of Interest.

 

 
 
 
 
 

Full Application Form

Regional Council staff will consider expressions of interest and invite those that are deeemed promising to make a full application. Applicants who meet the eligibility criteria should expect to be notified within a week of  the closing date and will then need to complete this Full Application form by Thursday 30th June 2016. Please send your completed Full Application Form to landusefund@rotorualakes.co.nz

We recommend that potential applicants refer to the Low Nitrogen Land Use Fund Assessment Criteria (below) prior to making an Expression of Interest.

 

 

 
 
 
 
 

Successful Applicants

An independent assessment panel will evaluate all applications and make recommendations for Rotorua Te Arawa Lakes Strategy Group to endorse. Successful applicants will be notified by Tuesday 30th August.

 

Contact

For more information email landusefund@rotorualakes.co.nz or phone Anna Grayling on 0800 884 880