Fencing grants for landowners

Nelson City Council provides Rural Fencing Grants that offer rural landowners a contribution toward the cost of fencing of riparian margins.

A grant may be provided toward the cost of fencing, and in some cases can also include costs of associated items such as gates or water troughs or the supply of native, eco-sourced plants for the riparian margins.

Find out more about what can be achieved by watching the working with private landowners video

Contact us here to find out more

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We also publish information about Nelson Nature in Our Nelson, and a bi-monthly page in the Nelson Leader.

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