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Mackenzie Regional Events Fund opens
25 May 2023   /

Mackenzie Regional Events Fund opens

The Mackenzie Regional Events Fund has now opened for applications.


Tauranga event fund grows to $900k
19 May 2023   /

Tauranga event fund grows to $900k

The Tauranga Western Bay Community Event Fund has received an additional boost, bringing the total 2023/24 grant pool to $900,000.


New Plymouth grant boosts community events
17 May 2023   /

New Plymouth grant boosts community events

New Plymouth District Council’s Community Events Grant has delivered a $12,000 boost for the Waitara Night Markets.


Govt to provide up to $40m for Coromandel’s SH25A
9 May 2023   /

Govt to provide up to $40m for Coromandel’s SH25A

The government has earmarked immediate funding of an estimated $30m-$40m for the construction of a new bridge along the Coromandel’s SH25A.


New Plymouth walkway gets $18m boost
9 May 2023  

New Plymouth walkway gets $18m boost

An $18m funding boost is helping to kickstart the extension of New Plymouth’s Coastal Walkway to Waitara.


Auckland Seaplanes, Otago-based ventures secure tourism innovation funding
1 May 2023   /

Auckland Seaplanes, Otago-based ventures secure tourism innovation funding

An application involving some well-known Queenstown operators has been granted co-funding from the $54m programme.


Rotorua trails, events, arts face $2.4m funding cuts
17 Apr 2023   /

Rotorua trails, events, arts face $2.4m funding cuts

Rotorua Lakes Council acknowledges the region may become less competitive as a destination for events and visitors.


First recipients of $54m tourism innovation fund revealed
5 Apr 2023   /

First recipients of $54m tourism innovation fund revealed

Three organisations have secured funding from the initiative, which aims to encourage decarbonisation.


Funding round opens for Queenstown Lakes events
4 Apr 2023   /

Funding round opens for Queenstown Lakes events

The Queenstown Lakes District Council’s contestable annual events fund is now open to organisers.


Auckland’s arts, culture funding not just council’s responsibility – mayor
28 Mar 2023   / /

Auckland’s arts, culture funding not just council’s responsibility – mayor

Auckland Mayor Wayne Brown is citing a lack of clear and streamlined funding for the city’s arts and culture sector as one of the reasons why cuts in the 2023/24 annual budget are on the table this year.


Hamilton attractions receive funding boost
21 Mar 2023   /

Hamilton attractions receive funding boost

Hamilton City Council has received $14.6m in government funding for eight projects and services, including improvements to Waiwhakareke Natural Heritage Park and other safety measures at key visitor destinations.


Hawke’s Bay cyclone recovery grants top $2m
16 Mar 2023  

Hawke’s Bay cyclone recovery grants top $2m

The Hawke’s Bay Cyclone and Flood Recovery Grant has approved support of over $2m to businesses affected by the extreme weather events in February.


Northland fund allocates $400k to 14 events
14 Mar 2023   /

Northland fund allocates $400k to 14 events

The Northland Regional Events Fund will distribute almost $400,000 to 14 local events this year.


Auckland Matariki, Kupu Festival amongst $350k incubator fund recipients
13 Mar 2023   /

Auckland Matariki, Kupu Festival amongst $350k incubator fund recipients

The Auckland Matariki Festival 2023, Doc Edge Life Unscripted Festival 2024, and Masterton’s Golden Shears 2024 event have been named recipients of the government’s Creative and Cultural Events Incubator funding.


Grants of up to $40k open for Hawke’s Bay businesses
6 Mar 2023   /

Grants of up to $40k open for Hawke’s Bay businesses

Applications for up to $40,000 in grants are now open for Hawke’s Bay businesses the have suffered from cyclone Gabrielle.


Kāpiti Major Events Fund opens…
2 Mar 2023   /

Kāpiti Major Events Fund opens…

Kāpiti Coast District Council’s Major Events Fund is now open to applications for events planned between 1 July 2023 and 30 June 2024.


…and Hamilton seeks to support events too
2 Mar 2023   /

…and Hamilton seeks to support events too

Hamilton City Council’s major events fund is offering a pool of almost $430,000 for events that can attract a significant number of visitors to Hamilton and have high profile coverage.


Govt injects $22m into cultural sector
8 Feb 2023   /

Govt injects $22m into cultural sector

The Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage has allocated $22m to the cultural, creative and festival sector to ensure it is able to thrive.


Fiordland event fund offers $54k
25 Jan 2023   /

Fiordland event fund offers $54k

Round five of the Fiordland Regional Event Fund is open for applications, with $54,000 on offer.


$54m Tourism Innovation Programme resources published
12 Dec 2022   /

$54m Tourism Innovation Programme resources published

Detailed resources about the $54m Tourism Innovation Programme is now available through the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.


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.