To fund three categories of projects:
Natural heritage; pyhsical heritage; cultural heritage.
Natural Heritage will fund clearly specified one-off projects, which seek to promote, protect and preserve New Zealand's native flora and fauna.
Identify and conserve critical habitats and ecosystems
Conserve rare, endangered or threatened species in their natural habitat
Improve public education and awareness of issues affecting native flora and fauna, particularly providing hands-on experience for young people.
Encourage research and community-based monitoring projects.
Lottery Environment & Heritage Committee Coordinator
New Zealand Lottery Grants Board
C/- Local Government and Community Branch
Department of Internal Affairs
PO Box 805, Wellington
Ph 0800 824 824