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Construction of $29m Hamilton transport hub to kick off
14 Oct 2019   /

Construction of $29m Hamilton transport hub to kick off

Construction of the new $29m Rotokauri Transport Hub in Hamilton will commence before Christmas.


Queenstown’s Skippers Road set for closures
10 Oct 2019   /

Queenstown’s Skippers Road set for closures

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.


Tourism Infrastructure Fund to open 1 August
29 Jul 2019   /

Tourism Infrastructure Fund to open 1 August

Round four of the Tourism Infrastructure Fund will open for applications this Thursday 1 August 2019.


TIF Round 3: $12m shared by 25 councils
15 Jul 2019   /

TIF Round 3: $12m shared by 25 councils

A total of $12m of government funding has been divvied up between 25 councils in the latest round of the Tourism Infrastructure Fund.


Cathedral Cove visitor infrastructure plans gets public support
8 May 2019   /

Cathedral Cove visitor infrastructure plans gets public support

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.


ATEED looks to the regions to alleviate visitor pressure
29 Jan 2019   /

ATEED looks to the regions to alleviate visitor pressure

The agency plans to help its regional neighbours develop tourism product and infrastructure.


Doubtful Sound added to tourism hotspots to get mb coverage
20 Dec 2018  

Doubtful Sound added to tourism hotspots to get mb coverage

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.


$100m TIF criteria eased to enable greater access
26 Nov 2018   /

$100m TIF criteria eased to enable greater access

A lower funding threshold and streamlined decision making are among the changes made.


Tourist hotspot mb coverage to benefit from $40m PGF boost
16 Nov 2018   /

Tourist hotspot mb coverage to benefit from $40m PGF boost

There’s more funding for rolling out coverage at some of the country’s most Instagrammable hotspots.


Tourism pressures writ large in Productivity Commission’s issues paper
7 Nov 2018   /

Tourism pressures writ large in Productivity Commission’s issues paper

The challenges around managing tourism growth are writ large in the Productivity Commission’s inquiry into local government funding and financing.


CAPA Summit: QAC’s expansion plans victim of wider debate – Littlewood
18 Oct 2018   /

CAPA Summit: QAC’s expansion plans victim of wider debate – Littlewood

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.


Hospitality NZ: National solutions needed for accommodation, infrastructure issues
13 Aug 2018   /

Hospitality NZ: National solutions needed for accommodation, infrastructure issues

NZ needs a “cohesive, carefully constructed, financially prudent and sustainable nation-wide approach” to accommodation regulations and infrastructure funding.


Hawke’s Bay opens new facilities at Te Mata Park
20 Jul 2018   /

Hawke’s Bay opens new facilities at Te Mata Park

Hawke’s Bay has officially opened new facilities at one of its most well-known visitor attractions, Te Mata Park.


LGNZ: Localism, foreign investment can unlock tourism infrastructure
17 Jul 2018   /

LGNZ: Localism, foreign investment can unlock tourism infrastructure

Investment can be stimulated by a handing more power to local govt and encouraging foreign interest, according to The NZ Initiative.


Cell coverage installed on popular tourist highway
2 Jul 2018  

Cell coverage installed on popular tourist highway

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.


Govt: New transport plan will boost regional tourism
29 Jun 2018  

Govt: New transport plan will boost regional tourism

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.


Minister: NZ tourism risks moving from ‘icon to con’
26 Jun 2018  

Minister: NZ tourism risks moving from ‘icon to con’

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.


Tourist hotspot mobile coverage rollout accelerated
29 May 2018  

Tourist hotspot mobile coverage rollout accelerated

Some of the country’s most instagrammable tourist hotspots will be receiving mobile coverage a year earlier than expected.


Tourism infrastructure among costs prompting inquiry
14 May 2018  

Tourism infrastructure among costs prompting inquiry

Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta has announced the Government will hold a Productivity Commission inquiry into local government funding.


Merry TIFmas! Govt hands out $15m of tourism funding
15 Dec 2017   /

Merry TIFmas! Govt hands out $15m of tourism 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 to tackle Tongariro congestion with transport hub
20 Mar 2017  

Ruapehu to tackle Tongariro congestion with transport hub

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.


Fund for operators raided for $5.5m infrastructure boost
16 Mar 2017   / /

Fund for operators raided for $5.5m infrastructure boost

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: We need $1.4bn to fund tourism infrastructure
16 Mar 2017   /

LGNZ: We need $1.4bn to fund tourism infrastructure

LGNZ has renewed calls for a new infrastructure funding mechanism after the cost of the nationwide project pipeline was revealed to be $1.38bn.


Impose targeted visitor tax at border, not on councils
15 Mar 2017   / /

Impose targeted visitor tax at border, not on councils

A targeted visitor tax imposed at New Zealand’s border is the fairest way to ensure tourists contribute to cover costs of their visit.


Wellington mayor: We need to be bold to fund tourism infrastructure
15 Mar 2017   /

Wellington mayor: We need to be bold to fund tourism infrastructure

The $1.4 billion dollar cost of new infrastructure to support the tourism boom shows new funding options are needed.


Bennett on funding: Industry must take lead and contribute
7 Feb 2017   / /

Bennett on funding: Industry must take lead and contribute

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.


Where’s the money for infrastructure minister?
1 Feb 2017  

Where’s the money for infrastructure minister?

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.