Funding Applications


Applications for the 2018 round of the Waikato River Clean-up Trust open on 2 July 2018 and close on 23 August 2018

Making an Application

If you are considering making an application to the Waikato River Authority for funding please read our Funding Strategy first to check whether your project meets the funding criteria. This is available in the Key Documents section of our website. Once you are ready to write your application click on the 'Make an Application' button below. This will take you to our application page.

Note: You do not have the ability to start an application before 2 July, but you can preview the application form prior to this date.

All applications must be made online, but it is possible to access a Word copy of the application WRA Word application form 2018

Make An Application


Please Note:

If your application is based on a project in the Waikato and Waipa River Restoration Strategy it is expected that a detailed assessment of the work required has been undertaken including detailed costings.  The costs contained in the Restoration Strategy are broad estimates.

Health and Safety

All successful applicants must provide the Waikato River Authority with organisational and project specific Health and Safety information prior to the deed of funding being signed for their project.  Click on one of the links below to find out what Health and Safety documentation we require from you.

Waikato River Authority Health and Safety requirements for organisations who are PCBUs*
Waikato River Authority Healthy and Safety requirements for organisations who are NOT PCBUs*

*To determine whether you are a PCBU click here to be taken to the Worksafe New Zealand website.  You can also phone the Waikato River Authority’s Health and Safety advisor for more information.