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Tangata Whenua Climate Adaptation Fund

Kia ora, The Northland Regional Council’s Tangata Whenua Climate Adaptation Fund supporting tangata whenua led climate resilience initiatives is open now. Funding is available for mahi that:

  • Improves understanding of the implications of climate change; and/or

  • Plans how to adapt to projected climate change impacts; and/or

  • Takes action to address specific climate impacts and/or build resilience to climate change.

Examples of climate adaptation funded work could include:

  • Resourcing expertise or technical support to provide specific climate-related advice.

  • Supporting engagement/hui/kōrero on climate change specific to the applicant’s location.

  • Promoting and supporting cultural monitoring, with a direct focus on understanding the impacts of climate change.

  • Planning for community led relocation (marae, community facilities, urupā / wāhi tapu, and other sites of cultural significance and value to Māori).

  • Development or update of Iwi/Hapū Environmental Management Plans, including a climate adaptation planning component.

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