This fund was established to mitigate and enhance the Selwyn Te Waihora catchment.  The key driver for the Scheme is to support sustainable growth and to protect water quality, including switching from groundwater abstraction to low nutrient alpine sourced water.

If you would like to submit an application for the 2017 funding round, please submit this to the EMF Committee by Monday 2 October, please see below for application form and further detail.

 Applications should be sent to or posted to CPWL’s Office (PO Box 9424, Tower Junction, CHRISTCHURCH 8149)

Environmental Management Fund – 2017 Application Form

Environmental Management Fund – Applications Guidelines

The 2016 fund recipients, Te Ara Kakariki, are busily preparing for their upcoming Spring planting events.  CPW’s EMF has funded the plant out day on Saturday 2 September, as well as a percentage of plants and combi guards for many of the sites enrolled in TAK’s greendot programme this year—see for more information on how you can become involved.