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MBIE publishes guidance for $54m tourism innovation applicants
8 Dec 2022   /

MBIE publishes guidance for $54m tourism innovation applicants

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has published its guidance for tourism businesses interested in applying for the $54m Innovation Programme for Tourism Recovery.


Govt commits $350m for greener transport
5 Dec 2022   /

Govt commits $350m for greener transport

The government has provided $350m for 46 councils to help achieve a greener, more efficient, and safer transport infrastructure for New Zealanders and support the Emissions Reduction Plan.


Tauranga projects to be supported by user levies
5 Dec 2022   /

Tauranga projects to be supported by user levies

Tauranga will be the first region to access a new government fundraising tool to support up to $175m for local infrastructure projects.


Watch: Kānoa showcases Tai Tokerau tourism
30 Nov 2022   /

Watch: Kānoa showcases Tai Tokerau tourism

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Applications open for $300k creative, cultural events fund
2 Nov 2022   /

Applications open for $300k creative, cultural events fund

Up to $300,000 for the Creative and Cultural Events Incubator investment fund will support events that highlight New Zealand’s diverse culture and build national pride.


Pūkaha crowdfunding $150k for education, accommodation centre
11 Oct 2022   /

Pūkaha crowdfunding $150k for education, accommodation centre

Pūkaha Wildlife Centre is seeking at least $150,000 for the completion of its Environmental Education and Accommodation Centre.


Auckland Museum seeks $35m council levy, plans for a million visitors
4 Oct 2022   /

Auckland Museum seeks $35m council levy, plans for a million visitors

The increased funding will support critical programmes as the popular attraction gears up for recovery.


Third round of Northland events fund to open
14 Sep 2022   /

Third round of Northland events fund to open

The Northland Regional Events Fund will soon take applications for its third round in October 2022, aimed at supporting events that drive visitation to the region.


Go with Tourism secures $2m to tackle workforce shortage
2 Sep 2022   /

Go with Tourism secures $2m to tackle workforce shortage

“This investment will be vital in building the tourism workforce back up,” says Tourism Minister Stuart Nash.


…while Wellington Zoo receives $811k for new experience
23 Aug 2022   /

…while Wellington Zoo receives $811k for new experience

Wellington Zoo has received an $811,702 grant for the construction of a new snow leopard habitat and visitor experience in partnership with Nepali conservation group Mountain Spirit.


How can NZ fund tourism? Here are the options – report
17 Aug 2022   /

How can NZ fund tourism? Here are the options – report

A new analysis outlines the benefits and the risks involved.


Thermal Explorer Fund brings new golf festival to Taupō
17 Aug 2022   /

Thermal Explorer Fund brings new golf festival to Taupō

BU Events will bring The Festival of Golf to Wairakei Resort, which is expected to attract 300 female competitors to Taupō.


Gisborne cycleway gets $1.5m boost
15 Aug 2022   /

Gisborne cycleway gets $1.5m boost

The Taruheru cycleway in Gisborne will receive $1.5m for its continued development.


Trust awards $405k to 25 projects
9 Aug 2022  

Trust awards $405k to 25 projects

Projects include a new Leaning Lodge hut, an upgrade of the Otago Outdoor Education Trust’s camp facility, a new rescue boat for Wānaka Yacht Club, and revegetation projects along the Otago Peninsula.


New fund to support arts, culture and heritage
28 Jul 2022   /

New fund to support arts, culture and heritage

The Cultural Sector Regeneration Fund is designed to support strategic, sector-led initiatives that will have lasting benefits for arts, culture, and heritage.


Final call for Queenstown Lakes operators to apply for funding
27 Jul 2022   /

Final call for Queenstown Lakes operators to apply for funding

Queenstown Lakes District Council has issued a final call for tourism businesses in the district to apply for up to $60,000 funding from the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.


Fear of losing out, operator weakness, green agenda – govt’s reasons for $54m innovation fund
15 Jul 2022   /

Fear of losing out, operator weakness, green agenda – govt’s reasons for $54m innovation fund

Enabling non-tourism sector organisations, such as technology and overseas firms, as well as academic institutions, to be eligible for will bring the highest level of innovation.


…while Thermal Explorer events share $1.3m funding
13 Jul 2022   /

…while Thermal Explorer events share $1.3m funding

More than 19 events across the Waikato, Rotorua, Taupō and Ruapehu regions have received almost $1.3m in the second round of the Thermal Explorer Regional Events Fund.


Food, film, kites among Kāpiti event fund recipients
22 Jun 2022   /

Food, film, kites among Kāpiti event fund recipients

Kāpiti Coast District Council’s 2022 Major Event Fund has allocated $200,000 to six events this year.


Destination Marlborough secures $30k for travel trade promo
15 Jun 2022   /

Destination Marlborough secures $30k for travel trade promo

Destination Marlborough has received $30,000 for a one-off grant from Marlborough District Council.


$13m from culture, heritage fund open for applications
3 Jun 2022   /

$13m from culture, heritage fund open for applications

The 2022 round of the Regional Culture and Heritage Fund (RCHF) is open for applications, with up to $13m earmarked for capital projects at performing arts venues, art galleries, museums, whare taonga, mixed purpose art and museum centres, and other cultural institutions.


Govt’s $100m growth fund a boost for SMEs – business groups
20 May 2022   /

Govt’s $100m growth fund a boost for SMEs – business groups

Business groups have welcomed the government’s $100m Business Growth Fund, which plans to invest directly in small and medium-size companies seeking finance.


$6m up for grabs for green transport
2 May 2022   /

$6m up for grabs for green transport

Up to $6m funding is available for projects that will help to decarbonise New Zealand’s transport sector, as part of the government’s Low Energy Transport Fund.


Govt extends arts, culture event support
11 Apr 2022   /

Govt extends arts, culture event support

The government is extending the Arts and Culture Event Support Scheme to cover new and recurring events from 15 June 2022 to 31 January 2023.


Auckland’s Local Activation Fund and Discount Programme reopens
5 Apr 2022   /

Auckland’s Local Activation Fund and Discount Programme reopens

Auckland’s Local Activation Fund and Discount Programme has resumed following the recent government changes to the Covid-19 Protection Framework, particularly the removal of caps for outdoor gatherings.


STAPP legal threat operators “considering options” following report
1 Apr 2022   /

STAPP legal threat operators “considering options” following report

All New Zealanders need to be concerned about the “crazed lolly scramble” that was the STAPP, says an operator.


$1.7m Omaka funding a ‘catch-22’
28 Mar 2022   /

$1.7m Omaka funding a ‘catch-22’

The Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre in Marlborough will receive a $1.7m funding injection from Marlborough District Council, but there’s a ‘catch-22 situation’ attached, says the district’s mayor.


$200k up for grabs in Kāpiti Major Events Fund
22 Mar 2022   /

$200k up for grabs in Kāpiti Major Events Fund

The Kapiti Coast District Council has opened applications for the 2022 Major Events Fund for the region.


TIA calls for nationwide extension of govt kick-start fund
22 Mar 2022   /

TIA calls for nationwide extension of govt kick-start fund

The government’s $49m kick-start fund should be extended to regions beyond the South Island and include the rest of the motu, says TIA.


Hamilton launches 2022 major event fund
22 Mar 2022   /

Hamilton launches 2022 major event fund

The fund offered businesses $5,000 or more for high-profile events that promoted Hamilton and brought economic benefits to the city.


Sky Stadium granted $3m ahead of events resurgence
18 Mar 2022   /

Sky Stadium granted $3m ahead of events resurgence

Wellington City Council and Greater Wellington Regional Council will each provide Sky Stadium with a $1.5m grant to help it get through the current Omicron outbreak and prepare for an events resurgence following the opening of New Zealand borders.


Tourism’s $49m kick-start fund to open 1 April
17 Mar 2022   /

Tourism’s $49m kick-start fund to open 1 April

Operators in country’s five hardest-hit tourism regions, like those in Fox Glacier, will be able to access support of up to $50k.


Govt’s latest $250m support will help aviation recover – BARNZ
10 Mar 2022   /

Govt’s latest $250m support will help aviation recover – BARNZ

The funding brings government support close to $1bn for its Maintaining International Air Connectivity scheme.


Mackenzie to open second round of event funding
10 Mar 2022   /

Mackenzie to open second round of event funding

Applications for the second round of the Mackenzie Regional Events Fund will open on Friday 1 April.


Bayes to build coach with solar panels
25 Feb 2022   /

Bayes to build coach with solar panels

Coach tour services provider Bayes Coachlines is to build a passenger bus with solar panels providing up to 10% of its own power and designed to have greater range and less maintenance than other electric buses.


243 roles in $12m Jobs for Nature projects
15 Feb 2022   /

243 roles in $12m Jobs for Nature projects

The Government has allocated a further $12m to its Jobs for Nature programme, to be used for seven projects across the country.


Govt monitoring hard-hit sectors, won’t commit to more support
4 Feb 2022  

Govt monitoring hard-hit sectors, won’t commit to more support

The government is continuing to watch the impact of subdued activity in the tourism and hospitality sectors, given that some sectors are struggling at the red setting more than others.


Govt injects $120m into arts and culture events
2 Feb 2022   / /

Govt injects $120m into arts and culture events

The government will provide more support for events through expanding the amount of money and eligibility timeframes for key funding schemes.


Final round of Southern Lakes Regional Events Fund opens
18 Jan 2022   /

Final round of Southern Lakes Regional Events Fund opens

Applications for the third and final round of the Southern Lakes Regional Events Fund are now open for events held May 2022 to February 2023.


Air NZ secures another $500m, govt support tops $2bn
14 Dec 2021   /

Air NZ secures another $500m, govt support tops $2bn

Air New Zealand has secured another $500m from the government bringing its total taxpayer support to $2bn.


13 Great Rides secure $850k funding
2 Dec 2021   /

13 Great Rides secure $850k funding

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Pasifika events secure $6.7m from initiative
24 Nov 2021   /

Pasifika events secure $6.7m from initiative

Nineteen events have secured a total of $6.7m from the government’s Pasifika Festivals Initiative.


Govt funding for tourism tops $500m, just under half yet to be paid
4 Nov 2021   /

Govt funding for tourism tops $500m, just under half yet to be paid

Kānoa has approved 100 tourism-related projects with $408m committed.


Tairāwhiti funds trails development, food festival
15 Oct 2021   /

Tairāwhiti funds trails development, food festival

Tairāwhiti trails and a food festival have secured funding from Trust Tairāwhiti.


Cycle trails to share $650k for repairs
4 Oct 2021   /

Cycle trails to share $650k for repairs

Cycle trails on four of New Zealand’s Great Rides will share just under $650,000 for repairs following extreme weather in June and July,


Govt provides another $195m support for aviation
1 Oct 2021   /

Govt provides another $195m support for aviation

The government has extended its support for the international aviation sector to help maintain international passenger services and trade connections.


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.