Successful Applicants for 2006 Project Project operation Benefits of project Awarded
Current group members to create
website, publicity brochures, and Increased awareness of impacts of
Establishment of Mangakotukutuku hold activities to improve state of surrounding land on stream ecology.
Mangakotuktuku Stream Care Group Streamcare group and initiation of Mangakotukutuku Stream, with Potential to outreach to significant $4,500
education and enhancement work. action and awareness raising numbers and cross sections of the
activities, as well as growing community: schools, iwi & residents.
Promoting environmental awareness
To organise and present the "Art of
and sustainability to large numbers
the Good Life Expo",a festival
Organising and running the festival of festival goers. Critical stage in
promoting environmental awareness
Hamilton Permaculture Trust in conjunction with the Right Bank affecting house hold behavioral $4,000
and sustainability, in association
Summer Arts Festival. change, compliments Council's
with the Right Bank Summer Arts
Know it?... Live it! Community
Environmental Education Campaign.
Through visiting gardens, create a Sharing of knowledge and
Network of groups practicing experiences, mentoring, plant
data base of permaculture and
Hamilton Permaculture Trust permaculture and organic gardening swapping and seed banks. $1,000
organic gardens. Use existing
in the Waikato. Database available to othe
networks to identify these gardens.
Promotion and coordination of Organisation of a tour of gullies not Networking and motivational for
Gullies Bus Tour. Requesting previously seen (Melville and gully owners (including those visited)
Tui 2000 $240
funding for bus hire, and colour flier Glenview area) for May 14th. and others, to see what can and is
for gully tour. Production of a colour brochure. being achieved.
Community garden maintenance Community Association to purchase
High profile community garden,
South East Kirikiriroa Community and development. Providing equipment and materials to facilitate
great environmental education $500
Association Inc gardening therapy for mental health garden maintenance at Waimarie
Profiling native revegetation, and
Planting and maintenance of eco- providing opportunities for
Purchase and planting of natives,
sourced native plants, restoring an environmental education, throughout
following consultation from Wayne
Hamilton East School overgrown bank on school grounds, project and after the trail is $1,000
Bennett and Graham Mackie
supporting the schools completed. Project is student
enviroschools programme. focused with a strong environmental
Clearing weeds, planting Profiling native revegetation, and
Families and children to be involved
ecosourced natives, and providing opportunities for
Campus Creche Trust in planting and University to provide $1,000
maintenance, on University of environmental education throughout
Waikato grounds. project.
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University to work with HCC design
Pilot trial mapping significant trees in Clearly identified and recorded
services and planning team.
the HCC area, and running a significant trees in Hamilton. Natural
University of Waikato University to provide GPS device $4,000
demonstration workshop in the early environment protected and
and coordinate a student to carry out
stages of the project. enhanced.
To learn obout the environment and Children have been involved in the
Contract Plant Providers (Division of
plant a garden to help address the design and planning of the garden.
Peachgrove Intermediate Greens Garden Centre, to build and $250
bareness of school grounds Improves peachgrove school
plant a garden.
following extensive building. landscape.
Good environmental education and
waste minimisation messages
Support for Envirogroup in the
Envirogroup students and teachers delivered to students within school
Hamilton Fraser High School delivery of environmental education $3,500
to facilitate. and impacting beyond school gates
and waste minimisation messages.
which will result in a reduction of
waste to landfill.
Local education about sustainable
cities. Potential long term benefits
Hosting a keynote speaker as part of
Waikato Geographical Society Keynote Speaker, Sustainable Cities for Hamilton, through linkages to $4,000
a workshop series
environmental education progamme
and Cityscope Strategy.
Contract suitable person to consult
with stakeholders, gather Raising awareness of ecosourced
To design an ecosourced label to be information relevant to label & plants in Hamilton with one standard
Environment Centre Hamilton used by all interested nurseries in leaflets, present nurseries with easily identifiable label to help $3,300
the Hamilton Basin. existing guidelines and produce draft create a brand, ultimately promoting
and final proof in consultation with biodiversity in the region.
Working towards a more
Delivery of 4 workshops/forums,
sustainable, liveable region in the
monthly from May to October, SBN to organise, co-ordinate and
Sustainable Business Network future. No other group is delivering $2,000
providing general education about promote workshops.
environmental education to the
Less waste to landfill, greater
Carry out project with support from
Establish systems for recycling, environmental awareness in school
Southwell School staff, ground staff and experts in $864
composting and wormfarming. community through strong
environmental component in project.
Junats Promotion - increasing the Production and distribution of 3000
number of families involved in colour brochures to year 8 students, Providing quality environmental
Hamilton Junior Naturalist Club Inc natural history education and encouraging participitation in education to year 8 students and $1,200
preservation through the production environmental education and their families.
of colour brochures. conservation events run by JUNATs.
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Children and teacher have come up
with garden design in consultation
Building and preparing raised Environmental education to school
with Permaculture Trust. Gardens
St Joseph's School garden beds to be used for a school and school community about $2,300
will be built by contractors and
permaculture garden. sustainable gardening.
school groundsman and used by
Environmental education to school
and school community and
supporting urban biodiversity. The
Planting and propogating Restoration planting of Forest Lake
Forestlake School project is being coordinated by a $1,200
ecosourced seedlings. Ngahere.
parent who is active in the school
community. Principal is also very
committed to project.
Translating recycling resources into
Translating recycling resources into
multiple languages. This project is
4 languages. Publicity and Waste minimisation information to
Waikato Migrant Resource Centre part of a community environmental $4,500
environmental seminars. Distribution ethnic communities.
education programme delivered by
of material to ethnic groups.
the Hamilton City Council.
Adding value to the schools vision of
Construction of compost bins, BOT member to project manage the an outdoor environmental education
propagation area, rongoa garden project to ensure that deadlines are amphitheatre to be completed later
Vardon School $1,600
associated with outdoor classroom met, and people kept informed of this year. Supporting enviroschools
area. progress. and modelling ecobuilding
Vouchers for greenwaste disposal, Promotes biosecurity awareness,
subsidised greenwaste disposal, and good weed disposal practices.
Weedout weekend, promoting the
and clean up your weedy garden Possible reduction of greenwaste to
removal and appropriate disposal of
Waikato Weedbusters Steering Group competition, with 2 k prizes for the landfill. Supports the HCC Waste $3,000
noxious and undesirable weeds from
winner. All activities taking place Management Plan, as well as
gullies and residential areas.
over the weekend of 14-15th strongly complimenting the Gully
October. Restoration Programme.
Establishment of kaumatua gardens
for rongoa (herbal medicine) and kai
An environmentally friendly method
(food). Kaumatua will benefit from Establish 2 green houses, establish
Frankton Dinsdale Rauawaawa of growing water-cress and other
learning to grow cheap veges/ hydroponics project, and purchase a $2,000
Charitable Trust vegetables. Suitable for older and
watercress. Line trimmer will make weed trimmer.
less abled gardeners.
maintenance of areas around raised
beds easier for kaumatua.
Feasibility study into growing natives Supports biodiversity, and traditional
Nga Man Toopu O Kirikirriroa Ltd. Not specified. $1,000
to supply Te Parapara Gardens plant use/history
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Continued operation of 'Environment
Environment Matters radio Strong environmental education
Community Radio Hamilton Matters' show. Production of $1,000
programme. Airtime and promotion. component.
'postcards' to promote the show.
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