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Wellington Airport sets bond issue at $125m after strong demand
20 Sep 2021   /

Wellington Airport sets bond issue at $125m after strong demand

Wellington International Airport has set its latest bond issue size at $125m after strong demand from investors.


Northland, Dunedin to open event fund applications
15 Sep 2021   /

Northland, Dunedin to open event fund applications

Applications for the second round of funding for the Northland Regional Events Fund will open 1 October, and for the Dunedin Regional Events Fund on 4 October.


TECNZ to Nash: $115m needed to help tourism survive summer
7 Sep 2021   /

TECNZ to Nash: $115m needed to help tourism survive summer

The new funding for operators is needed in light of the latest lockdown and the likelihood of no international visitors over summer.


Wellington Airport mulls 10 year retail bond offer
7 Sep 2021   /

Wellington Airport mulls 10 year retail bond offer

Wellington International Airport Limited is considering making an offer of 10 year unsecured, unsubordinated, re-setting fixed rate bonds to New Zealand institutional and retail investors.


Agencies appointed to roll out $20m South Island tourism support
31 Aug 2021   /

Agencies appointed to roll out $20m South Island tourism support

New business support for tourism operators in five South Island regions can be accessed from this week, with specialist local agencies now appointed to deliver the scheme.


RTOs share $26.6m – ‘Big Five’ take $1.5m apiece
17 Aug 2021   /

RTOs share $26.6m – ‘Big Five’ take $1.5m apiece

Regional Tourism New Zealand also secures $200k to help build capability within RTOs.


Council awards $80k to heritage applicants
17 Aug 2021   /

Council awards $80k to heritage applicants

Hamilton City Council has awarded $80,000 in grants from its Heritage Fund to provide financial assistance for the upkeep of sites recognised as representing Hamilton’s past.


Govt funding cut “major blow to heritage preservation”
12 Aug 2021   /

Govt funding cut “major blow to heritage preservation”

The end of the Heritage Earthquake Upgrade Incentive Programme is a “major blow to heritage preservation,” says Historic Places Aotearoa president James Blackburne.


Dunedin launches carbon initiative for operators
11 Aug 2021   /

Dunedin launches carbon initiative for operators

Dunedin Enterprise has launched a carbon measurement incentive scheme for tourism businesses to encourage uptake of sustainable tourism practices and achieve net carbon zero by 2030 in the city.


Southland, Fiordland events fund opens
3 Aug 2021  

Southland, Fiordland events fund opens

Great South has opened applications for round two of its Regional Events Fund


How RTOs can keep govt funds flowing – RTNZ’s Charlie Ives
30 Jul 2021   /

How RTOs can keep govt funds flowing – RTNZ’s Charlie Ives

One of the key challenges for RTOs is making sure government funding does not run out at the end of 2022.


New IVL investments unlikely while borders stay shut – report
27 Jul 2021   /

New IVL investments unlikely while borders stay shut – report

Revenue collected in the first year to June 2020 was $57.3m, approximately 30% lower than the forecasted revenue of $82m.


Hamilton opens $100k events fund
20 Jul 2021   /

Hamilton opens $100k events fund

Hamilton City Council has opened applications to its annual Community Event Fund.


Ministers roll into Queenstown bearing visa changes, TIFs
16 Jul 2021   /

Ministers roll into Queenstown bearing visa changes, TIFs

Like late night buses, you wait and wait and then get two at once.


TIF Round 5: $18m shared by 57 projects
16 Jul 2021   /

TIF Round 5: $18m shared by 57 projects

About $10m of the latest deployment is going to five regions hit hard by the lack of international tourists.


Govt to invest $1.3bn in KiwiRail
9 Jul 2021   /

Govt to invest $1.3bn in KiwiRail

The government will invest $1.3bn in KiwiRail over three years as part of the Rail Network Investment Programme.


Operators back SWDC’s tourism move to go it alone
5 Jul 2021   /

Operators back SWDC’s tourism move to go it alone

Tourism operators in South Waikato say they support leaving the region’s RTO and hope that forging their own path will lead to better outcomes.


Hamilton & Waikato Tourism suffers funding cut as council walks
2 Jul 2021   /

Hamilton & Waikato Tourism suffers funding cut as council walks

South Waikato District Council goes it alone claiming it doesn’t get good bang for buck.


New spring offerings as Ruapehu expands events line-up
1 Jul 2021   /

New spring offerings as Ruapehu expands events line-up

Visit Ruapehu hopes for more new events stemming from February funding round.


Hastings gets $5.5m boost for museum
1 Jul 2021   /

Hastings gets $5.5m boost for museum

The New Zealand Lotteries Commission has granted $5.47m funding for a museum storage facility in Hastings.


QLDC mulls $5.4m for new arts, cultural hub
30 Jun 2021   /

QLDC mulls $5.4m for new arts, cultural hub

Project to be worked on by council and the Te Atamira Trust, with funding part of ten year plan.


VR tourism platform in line for $30k funding
29 Jun 2021  

VR tourism platform in line for $30k funding

Public voting to close 12 July on TSB Bank kickstarter fund candidates.


Central North Island RTOs fund 15 events from REF
24 Jun 2021   /

Central North Island RTOs fund 15 events from REF

The regions of Waikato, Rotorua, Taupō, and Ruapehu will produce a total of 15 events across the area with an initial round of funding worth $1.6m from the Thermal Explorer Regional Events Fund (REF).


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.