Tarnbrae moraines complex, Ohau
Image: Gilbert van Reenen © 


This fund helps private landowners, local government, community groups and others protect high value ecosystems.

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Committee member nominations

The call for NHF committee member nominees has been closed. Thank you to all that have submitted nomination forms.

The Minister of Conservation projects the new appointments to commence in April 2017.

Applications to the fund

Applications can be made to the fund by:

  • private landowners
  • local and regional government bodies, and local authority trading enterprises
  • professional and community-based organisations
  • local, regional, and national “umbrella” organisations
  • non-government organisations (NGOs)
  • central government departments and agencies.

SILNA forest owners can also apply to the Nature Heritage Fund to protect SILNA forests. 

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