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Hamilton Waikato Tourism secures $575k for film initiative
10 Jun 2021  

Hamilton Waikato Tourism secures $575k for film initiative

Wharf project receives $2 million, while Hamilton-Waikato Tourism gets one-off grant of $575,000 over three year period.


Dunedin events fund grants $110k to two projects
10 Jun 2021   /

Dunedin events fund grants $110k to two projects

New Zealand International Science Festival and New Zealand Masters Games get funds to improve marketing power.


EDNZ 2021: Tourism increasingly viewed as risky by local govt
31 May 2021   /

EDNZ 2021: Tourism increasingly viewed as risky by local govt

A pivot away from tourism leaves councils scrambling to reorganise their funding base, says LGNZ.


$200m regional fund accessible for commercial ventures
27 May 2021   /

$200m regional fund accessible for commercial ventures

But details released by Stuart Nash show commercial interests need to invest 50% to secure funding.


Proposed attraction turns to crowdfunding for $500k
27 May 2021  

Proposed attraction turns to crowdfunding for $500k

Waikato Culture Park is seeking $500,000 crowdfunding platform Pledge Me to raise funds for its proposed development.


CEDA to seek investment for key tourism assets
26 May 2021   /

CEDA to seek investment for key tourism assets

The agency will look for funding for two tourism-related developments in the Manawatū.


$300k domestic events funding reallocated
25 May 2021   /

$300k domestic events funding reallocated

Funding reprioritized as not committed through a contestable process.


Govt tourism plan ignores the coach sector – Voutratzis
19 May 2021   /

Govt tourism plan ignores the coach sector – Voutratzis

Minister missed chance to provide any support to sector.


New $7m Otago trail opens, Nash commits more funding
10 May 2021   /

New $7m Otago trail opens, Nash commits more funding

Another $7m will fund new and upgraded cycle and walking trails in Central Otago.


Cycle trails secure $6.75m in govt funding
7 May 2021   /

Cycle trails secure $6.75m in govt funding

The government is investing $6.745m in the Queenstown Trails Realignment Project,


Northland Events Fund open for applications
7 May 2021   /

Northland Events Fund open for applications

Informational workshop to be held, applications to close 8 June.


Could tourism benefit from ‘spare’ $1bn? Robertson signals new sector model
5 May 2021   /

Could tourism benefit from ‘spare’ $1bn? Robertson signals new sector model

The finance minister says pre-Covid tourist growth “was not sustainable, from an economic or environmental perspective”.


QLDC opens event fund, sustainability in focus
12 Apr 2021   /

QLDC opens event fund, sustainability in focus

Applications for Queenstown Lakes District Council’s annual events fund are open with “special consideration” being placed on sustainability.


Culture & Heritage fund opens for installations, events
12 Apr 2021   /

Culture & Heritage fund opens for installations, events

The first round of funding for Ngā Puninga Toi ā-Ahurea me ngā Kaupapa Cultural Installations and Events has opened.


Govt launches $60m arts, culture, heritage innovation fund
6 Apr 2021   /

Govt launches $60m arts, culture, heritage innovation fund

Funds provided over three years as part of wider arts and culture Covid-19 recovery programme.


Kāpiti Coast development fund for major events opens
6 Apr 2021   /

Kāpiti Coast development fund for major events opens

Total $105,000 available, with $25,000 for early-stage projects.


Glacier Country operators eligible for up to $50k support
29 Mar 2021   /

Glacier Country operators eligible for up to $50k support

The new $5m Glacier Country Business Support Fund aims to protect communities in the hard hit region.


Queenstown Lakes business events, incentives funding opens
19 Mar 2021   /

Queenstown Lakes business events, incentives funding opens

The Southern Lakes Events Investment Panel has opened applications for its Business Events Incentive Scheme.


Art, e-biking and ski: First Southern Lakes events funding deployed
11 Mar 2021   /

Art, e-biking and ski: First Southern Lakes events funding deployed

Nineteen events are collectively set to attract 72,301 out-of-region visitors and pump an additional $18.4m of visitor spend into the region.


DWC stumps up $5m to support Glacier Country
4 Mar 2021   /

DWC stumps up $5m to support Glacier Country

The cash would come from a $128m fund managed by DWC trustees and established in 2001 when the region lost its indigenous forestry industry.


NZ tourism should look at South Australia voucher system – SATC
9 Feb 2021   /

NZ tourism should look at South Australia voucher system – SATC

New Zealand’s hospitality sector could look to South Australia’s voucher system to boost the economy, says the South Australian Tourism Commission.


Events fund opens for applications up to $100k per year
27 Jan 2021   /

Events fund opens for applications up to $100k per year

Creative and cultural event organisers will be able to apply for a funding boost when the Creative and Cultural Events Incubator Fund opens on 1 February.


Contestable $8.5m southern events fund opens
19 Jan 2021   /

Contestable $8.5m southern events fund opens

Applications for the first round of the $8.5m Southern Lakes Regional Events Fund are now open.


RTO alliance secures $3.75m in first REF deployment
18 Dec 2020   /

RTO alliance secures $3.75m in first REF deployment

The Government will invest $3.75m in a North Island tourism alliance aimed at developing events for visitors along the Thermal Explorer Highway.


More than $5m of Covid support funding injected into Wellington
13 Nov 2020   /

More than $5m of Covid support funding injected into Wellington

WellingtonNZ received enough registrations to fully allocate the Covid-19 Business and Tourism Transitions funding.


STAPP battlers pin hopes on new tourism minister
20 Oct 2020   /

STAPP battlers pin hopes on new tourism minister

The group hoped a new tourism minister would move quickly to investigate better ways of providing support for the tourism sector.


ChristchurchNZ’s Heaphy on a new business events strategy and fund
15 Oct 2020   /

ChristchurchNZ’s Heaphy on a new business events strategy and fund

A new annual subvention fund will be used to attract global conferences to the city.


TIA launches “unprecedented” loan facility for operators
5 Oct 2020   /

TIA launches “unprecedented” loan facility for operators

Tourism Industry Aotearoa expects its intrest-free loan scheme for adventure tourism operators to cost less than $80,000.


Wellington secures $1m for Innovating Streets scheme
30 Sep 2020   /

Wellington secures $1m for Innovating Streets scheme

Wellington City Council has secured $1m from Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency to design four Innovating Streets pilots with the community.


Work starts on Olympic pool redevelopment
30 Sep 2020  

Work starts on Olympic pool redevelopment

The redevelopment of the Olympic pool in Gisborne Tairāwhiti will soon be under way.


Tourism, heritage ventures secure millions in funding
29 Sep 2020  

Tourism, heritage ventures secure millions in funding

The Government has announced funding for historic buildings as well as several long term Māori development projects.


Govt details $10m tourism digital funding support
24 Sep 2020   /

Govt details $10m tourism digital funding support

Tourism businesses needing digital transformation support to adapt to a Covid-era market can now tap into the Government’s $20m digital capability funding.


Whanganui implores business to take advantage of funding
21 Sep 2020  

Whanganui implores business to take advantage of funding

Whanganui & Partners is encouraging businesses affected by Covid-19 to take advantage of the business support available.


$19m funding ‘shot in the arm’ for Auckland, Northland – Goff
11 Sep 2020   /

$19m funding ‘shot in the arm’ for Auckland, Northland – Goff

The $19m support for Auckland and Northland from the Government’s Regional Events Fund was a welcome “shot in the arm”, says Auckland mayor Phil Goff.


DOC grant funds Taranaki tracks and traps
10 Sep 2020   /

DOC grant funds Taranaki tracks and traps

Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Mutunga has gained a $48,144 grant for a range of work in the Taramoukou Conservation Area in the northern Taranaki.    


Govt injects $7.6m into Predator Free Wellington
9 Sep 2020   /

Govt injects $7.6m into Predator Free Wellington

The investment would create 42 new jobs and enable native plants and wildlife to thrive in Wellington.


Historic pā secures $8.5m from PGF
8 Sep 2020   /

Historic pā secures $8.5m from PGF

The Government will invest $8.5m to restore a historic reserve at Ruapekapeka Pā in the Far North.


$20m boost for Golden Bay port revamp
4 Sep 2020   /

$20m boost for Golden Bay port revamp

The Government will invest up to $20m to redevelop Golden Bay’s Port Tarakohe.


$10m Domestic Events Fund deployment “great relief” – NZEA
2 Sep 2020   /

$10m Domestic Events Fund deployment “great relief” – NZEA

Among the 200 events supported are Conventions & Incentives New Zealand’s MEETINGS


Govt launches $12m fund for Pasifika events
31 Aug 2020   /

Govt launches $12m fund for Pasifika events

The Government has launched its Pasifika Festivals Initiative, which will provide funds to help Pasifika events recover from the impact of Covid-19.


Otago touring route secures EV funding
27 Aug 2020   /

Otago touring route secures EV funding

The Central Otago Touring Route has won $76,500 in funding from the Government’s Low Emission Vehicles Contestable Fund.


Ruapehu secures $8m to help with tourism loss
20 Aug 2020   /

Ruapehu secures $8m to help with tourism loss

Ruapehu District Council will receive $7.78m in Government funding to jump-start its Housing Options programme.


New art initiative for West Coast
20 Aug 2020   /

New art initiative for West Coast

A new series of art awards has been created for the West Coast after more than $40,000 of funding from Creative New Zealand.


Govt invests $8.2m in Kōpū marine precinct
13 Aug 2020   /

Govt invests $8.2m in Kōpū marine precinct

The project would see Kōpū developed as a centre of marine servicing operations across the Hauraki Gulf, and act as a connection for water-based tourism opportunities and a growing aquaculture industry.


Govt to invest $34m to restore East Coast forest
12 Aug 2020   /

Govt to invest $34m to restore East Coast forest

The funding, over four years, was part of the Government’s $1.3bn Jobs for Nature programme.


Far North tourist hotspots secure $9m funding
10 Aug 2020   /

Far North tourist hotspots secure $9m funding

Popular holiday destination Mangonui has been granted $6.5m for improvements.


Marlborough library, art gallery project gets go ahead
7 Aug 2020   /

Marlborough library, art gallery project gets go ahead

The construction of the new Marlborough District Library and Art Gallery in Blenheim will go ahead after approval from the Marlborough District Council.


‘Shovel ready’ Wellington cathedral restoration secures $8.5m
6 Aug 2020   /

‘Shovel ready’ Wellington cathedral restoration secures $8.5m

The $16m restoration of Wellington’s Metropolitan Cathedral of the Sacred Heart is underway thanks to an $8.5m contribution from the Government’s ‘shovel ready’ infrastructure fund.


Kiwi attraction secures $2m for redevelopment
4 Aug 2020   /

Kiwi attraction secures $2m for redevelopment

The Government has granted $2m for development work at the Otorohanga Kiwi House in South Waikato.


Which operators are “strategic assets”? Here are 51 of them
1 Aug 2020   /

Which operators are “strategic assets”? Here are 51 of them

From large aquariums to cycle rentals, both well-known and relatively obscure businesses have secured STAPP support.