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BAY OF PLENTY REGIONAL COUNCIL TOI MOANA

Regional Council funding

Dune Planting At Hukuwai Beach OpotikiManagement of most pests is the responsibility of the landowners. However, in some cases the Regional Council can provide the following funding:

  • The Biodiversity Programme provides funding and technical assistance to landowners and community groups for pest control on land with high ecological values. 

  • The Environmental Enhancement Fund (EEF) can fund pest control on public land

  • Targeted pest control may be carried out on particular pests in a specific area, such as Asiatic knotweed around Rotorua.

Wild KiwifruitDiscover how the Regional Council’s collaboration with New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers Inc. has significantly reduced wild kiwifruit in the case study – Many hands need to control wild kiwifruit.