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The construction of the new Marlborough District Library and Art Gallery in Blenheim will go ahead after approval from the Marlborough District Council.
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.
Tourism projects in the Chatham Islands, Rotorua, and the Far North will share in just over $110m in new funding announced by the Government.
The revamp includes a marine education zone, commercial buildings, and bus terminus.
A new pou-whenua, Uenuku Te Pou Tipua o Tūroa, has been unveiled and completes the new park and ride and camping facility at the foot of Mt Ruapehu.
Tourism projects across the country last week shared funding totalling around $120m as the government continues its efforts to stimulate regional economies and improve tourism infrastructure across the country.
Scoping work on a new harbour crossing would also begin if National won power in September, says the party’s new leader.
The Govt is investing the cash in Fiordland’s Homer Tunnel, an Arrowtown museum, and a Balclutha hub.
“The tourist hot-spot has been hard hit by the implications of Covid-19, but having a financial boost like this will mean the whole community can soon be even prouder of this great asset.”
Environment minister David Parker said the new processes would get projects started sooner and people into jobs faster.
Councils around New Zealand are presenting the Government with lists of “shovel ready” projects collectively costing billions of dollars.
An Air New Zealand charter flight returning from Frankfurt to Auckland via Vancouver is carrying five specialist water engineers.
The Government will invest a record $54b in its balanced transport policy over the next decade.
Two popular tourist routes in the South Island will be affected by maintenance and resealing this week.
Construction of the new $29m Rotokauri Transport Hub in Hamilton will commence before Christmas.
Queenstown’s Skipper Road is set for a number of road closures starting next week as Queenstown Lakes District Council commences work to address a heightened rock fall risk near Blue Slip.
Round four of the Tourism Infrastructure Fund will open for applications this Thursday 1 August 2019.
A total of $12m of government funding has been divvied up between 25 councils in the latest round of the Tourism Infrastructure Fund.
Thames Coromandel District Council is ploughing ahead with plans to improve tourist infrastructure in Hahei, including a new walkway to the start of the Cathedral Cover track and toilets.
The agency plans to help its regional neighbours develop tourism product and infrastructure.
The government has extended its plans to boost digital connectivity in a move that will see additional tourism hotspots such as the world famous Doubtful Sound given coverage.
A lower funding threshold and streamlined decision making are among the changes made.
There’s more funding for rolling out coverage at some of the country’s most Instagrammable hotspots.
The challenges around managing tourism growth are writ large in the Productivity Commission’s inquiry into local government funding and financing.
The stalling of Queenstown Airport Corporation’s expansion plans was partly because it had “shouldered the debate” over the bigger of issue of the resort’s growth, an industry audience heard yesterday.
NZ needs a “cohesive, carefully constructed, financially prudent and sustainable nation-wide approach” to accommodation regulations and infrastructure funding.
Hawke’s Bay has officially opened new facilities at one of its most well-known visitor attractions, Te Mata Park.
Investment can be stimulated by a handing more power to local govt and encouraging foreign interest, according to The NZ Initiative.
NZ Transport Agency contractors have installed a new, short-range cell site at the Department of Conservation’s Pleasant Flat campsite on State Highway 6.
The government’s new 10-year plan for land transport investment will directly benefit the tourism industry, according to the minister of finance, Grant Robertson.
The tourism industry is at risk of turning from an “icon into a con” as social license and infrastructure pressure builds, says Damien O’Connor.
Some of the country’s most instagrammable tourist hotspots will be receiving mobile coverage a year earlier than expected.
Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta has announced the Government will hold a Productivity Commission inquiry into local government funding.
Freedom camping facilities, car parking at the Church of the Good Shepherd and cycle trails are among the recipients of almost $15m in tourism-related government funding.
Ruapehu council is planning to provide almost $1m in funding to help ease track congestion on the Tongariro Crossing and support tourism infrastructure in the region.
The government has increased the Regional Mid-sized Tourism Facilities Grant Fund by $5.5m to help build infrastructure to cope with booming tourism growth.
LGNZ has renewed calls for a new infrastructure funding mechanism after the cost of the nationwide project pipeline was revealed to be $1.38bn.
A targeted visitor tax imposed at New Zealand’s border is the fairest way to ensure tourists contribute to cover costs of their visit.
The $1.4 billion dollar cost of new infrastructure to support the tourism boom shows new funding options are needed.
In a Q&A focused on funding, Tourism Minister Paula Bennett outlines the government’s view of investing in the sector and calls on the industry to contribute.
The reaction of many Northlanders to the news that our region is to be promoted in Melbourne to attract tourists here was no doubt enthusiastic – initially.