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Some projects delayed but $11m for visitor attractions – HCC
7 Jul 2020   /

Some projects delayed but $11m for visitor attractions – HCC

Hamilton City Council has delayed an extension to its Victoria on the River boardwalk and an upgrade to the city’s Transport Centre because of Covid-19.


Gallery receives $12m boost from infrastructure fund
6 Jul 2020   /

Gallery receives $12m boost from infrastructure fund

An additional $12m has been allocated to Whanganui’s Sarjeant Gallery redevelopment project from a Government infrastructure fund created in response to Covid-19.


ATEED welcomes Govt’s $230m screen sector support
3 Jul 2020   /

ATEED welcomes Govt’s $230m screen sector support

The $230m support package for the screen sector will provide a significant boost to Auckland’s screen industry, says ATEED.


Govt launches $10m Domestic Events Fund
2 Jul 2020   /

Govt launches $10m Domestic Events Fund

The new $10m Domestic Events Fund aims to help save jobs and protect incomes as New Zealand’s event sector recovers from the impacts of Covid-19.


Tourism projects benefit in new infrastructure spend
2 Jul 2020   /

Tourism projects benefit in new infrastructure spend

A coastal pathway, art gallery and regional rejuvenation projects will be funded from the $3bn programme.


Gallery: Ardern, Davis visit Cardrona, Queenstown
29 Jun 2020   /

Gallery: Ardern, Davis visit Cardrona, Queenstown

Prime minister Jacinda Ardern and tourism minister Kelvin Davis visited the Queenstown Lakes District on Friday spending the morning at Wayfare’s Cardrona Alpine Resort, near Wanaka, before a tour in the afternoon of its TSS Earnslaw steamer boat in Queenstown.


QLDC cuts funding as tourism income falls by $10m
23 Jun 2020   /

QLDC cuts funding as tourism income falls by $10m

The council will take $445k from its tourism promotion budget, meaning less money for the region’s destination marketing bodies.


Govt windfall saves jobs – Destination Wairarapa’s Nielson
18 Jun 2020   /

Govt windfall saves jobs – Destination Wairarapa’s Nielson

“This funding was completely unexpected. It was not talked about or anticipated at all that it would come to the RTOs.”


Last day for operators to apply for STAPP
18 Jun 2020   /

Last day for operators to apply for STAPP

Operators have until 5pm today to get their applications in for support from the Strategic Tourism Assets Protection Programme.


Ōpōtiki secures $4.5m for cycleways, footpaths, horse trails
16 Jun 2020   /

Ōpōtiki secures $4.5m for cycleways, footpaths, horse trails

Ōpōtiki will receive almost $4.5m for new footpaths, cycleway extensions and to improve horse trails in the district.


Nearly 500 tourism businesses seek transition support – Qualmark
12 Jun 2020   /

Nearly 500 tourism businesses seek transition support – Qualmark

So far 483 business had signed up for programme.


RTOs line up for Govt’s $20m funding
9 Jun 2020   /

RTOs line up for Govt’s $20m funding

The Government’s $20.2m cash injection for New Zealand’s regional tourism organisations will play a pivotal role in the sector’s rebuild.


National proposes $100m Tourism Accelerator
8 Jun 2020   /

National proposes $100m Tourism Accelerator

The money would be allocated over four years for new tourism products and would require 30% co-investment.


Canterbury Museum $195m revamp plan
8 Jun 2020   /

Canterbury Museum $195m revamp plan

Canterbury Museum director Anthony Wright says a proposed $195m redevelopment is needed to protect the historic buildings and collections.


$4m Govt support for Discover Waitomo 50% loan
5 Jun 2020   /

$4m Govt support for Discover Waitomo 50% loan

Around 50 strategic tourism businesses are expected to be supported through the $400m Tourism Response Fund.


…but it comes too late to save some RTO jobs, i-SITEs
5 Jun 2020   /

…but it comes too late to save some RTO jobs, i-SITEs

Regional tourism organisations under budget pressure have welcomed the new $20.2m funding from the Government but it came too late to save the job cuts announced in the past week.


Backpackers secures funding from council for ‘escape room’
5 Jun 2020   /

Backpackers secures funding from council for ‘escape room’

Napier backpackers Archie’s Bunker has secured funding from the Napier City Council to turn part of its building into an ‘escape room’ in a bid to attract visitors.


Tourism sector to learn details of $400m fund tomorrow – Davis
3 Jun 2020   /

Tourism sector to learn details of $400m fund tomorrow – Davis

Tourism minister Kelvin Davis says businesses will learn more tomorrow afternoon about the targeting of $400m allocated to the sector.


MBIE’s $600m+ tourism funds detailed
2 Jun 2020   /

MBIE’s $600m+ tourism funds detailed

With its tourism-related funds under management almost tripling, where is MBIE putting the cash?


Small RTOs at risk of being lost – Tourism Waitaki’s Munro
28 May 2020   /

Small RTOs at risk of being lost – Tourism Waitaki’s Munro

Smaller regional tourism organisations are at risk of being lost because their current destination funding model is inadequate, says Tourism Waitaki general manager Margaret Munro.


Kāpiti Coast seeks PGF funding for $4m island gateway
12 May 2020   /

Kāpiti Coast seeks PGF funding for $4m island gateway

Kāpiti Coast Council is considering putting forward a funding application to the Provincial Growth Fund for the Kāpiti Island Gateway Building.


Green light for $1.2m Wellington venue fit-out
24 Apr 2020   /

Green light for $1.2m Wellington venue fit-out

Karori Event Centre’s $1.2m fit-out has been given the go ahead by Wellington City Council after a unanimous vote of support at yesterday’s council meeting.


IVL, TIF, PGF – how much is being redirected to recovery?
23 Apr 2020   /

IVL, TIF, PGF – how much is being redirected to recovery?

A look at the cash being diverted from tourism’s major funding sources.


Govt wage subsidy – which operators got the most?
20 Apr 2020   /

Govt wage subsidy – which operators got the most?

Payouts for the Government’s wage subsidy scheme neared $10bn by the end of last week as businesses from across the country seek support during the Covid-19 crisis.


Councils tote up shovel-ready wish lists
16 Apr 2020   /

Councils tote up shovel-ready wish lists

Councils around New Zealand are presenting the Government with lists of “shovel ready” projects collectively costing billions of dollars.


Otago council seeks feedback on Wakatipu ferry
15 Apr 2020   /

Otago council seeks feedback on Wakatipu ferry

The Otago Regional Council will open online consultation on a proposed 18-month trial of a public service water ferry on Lake Wakatipu.


Givealittle page set up for struggling moteliers
15 Apr 2020   /

Givealittle page set up for struggling moteliers

A Givealitte fundraising page has been set up to help moteliers whose businesses “are on the brink of collapse”.


ChristchurchNZ pledges $200k business support
9 Apr 2020   /

ChristchurchNZ pledges $200k business support

Christchurch businesses impacted by Covid-19 have just been given a $200,000 leg-up by Christchurch NZ via a new business support subsidy.


Govt to consider targets for PGF investment
9 Apr 2020   /

Govt to consider targets for PGF investment

Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones is looking at how the Provincial Growth Fund can be repurposed for initiatives deemed more critical to fighting the economic impacts of the Covid-19 outbreak.


Banks resistant to lend to tourism – TIA
2 Apr 2020   /

Banks resistant to lend to tourism – TIA

Some lenders are still reluctant to support operators despite the 80% Govt guarantee scheme, says the association.


Industry welcomes $12bn package but concerns remain
18 Mar 2020   /

Industry welcomes $12bn package but concerns remain

Leading tourism industry stakeholders have broadly welcomed the Government’s $12.1bn economic package, although voiced concern that crucial parts of the sector are still “hanging on by a thread”.


Prison gets $100k funding boost for restoration
4 Mar 2020  

Prison gets $100k funding boost for restoration

Otago’s Dunedin Prison will commence further restoration work in the coming months following a $100,000 grant from the Otago Community Trust.


Hamilton’s $360k major events sponsorship fund set to open
28 Feb 2020   /

Hamilton’s $360k major events sponsorship fund set to open

Hamilton City Council’s $360,000 Major Events Sponsorship Fund is opening for applications on Monday 2 March.


Rental operators, accom outlets winners in $1m EV funding
20 Feb 2020   /

Rental operators, accom outlets winners in $1m EV funding

GO Rentals, Mahu City Express, and the Twin Coast Discovery tourist route will benefit.


Whangarei launches new events fund to help boost off-peak visitation
19 Feb 2020   /

Whangarei launches new events fund to help boost off-peak visitation

Whangarei District Council has launched a fund to foster and celebrate new events.


Govt Budget 2020, including Tourism NZ funding, date set
14 Feb 2020   /

Govt Budget 2020, including Tourism NZ funding, date set

The level of funding for Tourism New Zealand and the Government’s other tourism work will be announced on Thursday 14 May.


$7m in culture, heritage funds available
13 Feb 2020   /

$7m in culture, heritage funds available

Applications have opened for the $7m Regional Culture and Heritage Fund available to performing arts venues, galleries, museums and whare taonga.


More money for heritage buildings
10 Feb 2020   /

More money for heritage buildings

Heritage buildings throughout New Zealand will benefit from $1.1m in Heritage EQUIP funding grants.


Productivity Commission: Bin bed tax, use existing tools
13 Dec 2019   /

Productivity Commission: Bin bed tax, use existing tools

The Productivity Commission has stepped back from its support of local bed taxes to help pay for infrastructure in tourism hotspots – a recommendation included in its draft report in July.


TIA welcomes bed tax ‘win’, LGNZ laments ‘lack of courage’
13 Dec 2019   /

TIA welcomes bed tax ‘win’, LGNZ laments ‘lack of courage’

The tourism industry is claiming a win following the release of the Productivity Commission report into Local Government Funding and Financing, which sees it drop its support for local bed taxes.


Rail, roads to benefit from $12bn of new investment
12 Dec 2019   /

Rail, roads to benefit from $12bn of new investment

The government has announced $12bn of new investment, $8bn for specific capital projects.


TIF round 4: 24 recipients share $13.3m
9 Dec 2019   /

TIF round 4: 24 recipients share $13.3m

The cash will go towards 36 projects with the single biggest grant being almost $4m for Ruapehu District Council.


Napier sets sights on new $77.5m National Aquarium
6 Dec 2019   /

Napier sets sights on new $77.5m National Aquarium

The council wants to ditch its $45m upgrade plan claiming a full redevelopment is required.


Operators invest $750k in ChristchurchNZ partnership
27 Nov 2019   /

Operators invest $750k in ChristchurchNZ partnership

Tourism operators have contributed around $750,000 to ChristrchurchNZ’s new campaign to attract young domestic visitors to the city.


Tuuta: TNZ seeks more funding as slowdown continues
20 Nov 2019   /

Tuuta: TNZ seeks more funding as slowdown continues

Tourism New Zealand has started talks with government boost its $111m annual budget.


Regional theatre project secures $12m funding from Govt’s PGF
1 Nov 2019   /

Regional theatre project secures $12m funding from Govt’s PGF

The Government will inject $12m into the Waikato Regional Theatre project, courtesy of the Provincial Growth Fund.


Destination Coromandel: Record spend drives FY19 growth
17 Oct 2019   /

Destination Coromandel: Record spend drives FY19 growth

Strong growth in domestic and international visitor spend in The Coromandel reached $496m, according to Destination Coromandel’s 2019 Annual Report.


Operators secure $800k for marine EVs
15 Oct 2019   / /

Operators secure $800k for marine EVs

Shotover Jet, Black Cat Cruises, and Explore Group are among the recipients of the govt cash.


Milford Sound Tourism in line for carpark charge windfall
8 Oct 2019  

Milford Sound Tourism in line for carpark charge windfall

Milford Sound Tourism could collect $30 a day from each visiting car following the introduction of a $10 per hour charge at its main carpark.


$14m funding boost for Wakatipu Basin trails
7 Oct 2019   /

$14m funding boost for Wakatipu Basin trails

The NZTA has approved $14m in funding for walking and cycling improvements at the Wakatipu Basin.