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Marlborough library, art gallery project gets go ahead
7 Aug 2020   /

Marlborough library, art gallery project gets go ahead

The construction of the new Marlborough District Library and Art Gallery in Blenheim will go ahead after approval from the Marlborough District Council.


‘Shovel ready’ Wellington cathedral restoration secures $8.5m
6 Aug 2020   /

‘Shovel ready’ Wellington cathedral restoration secures $8.5m

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.


Chathams, Rotorua, Far North tourism share in $110m in Govt funding
3 Aug 2020   /

Chathams, Rotorua, Far North tourism share in $110m in Govt funding

Tourism projects in the Chatham Islands, Rotorua, and the Far North will share in just over $110m in new funding announced by the Government.


Floating helipad, cycleway in $8m Paihia plans
31 Jul 2020   /

Floating helipad, cycleway in $8m Paihia plans

The revamp includes a marine education zone, commercial buildings, and bus terminus.


New pou-whenu completes $2.3m Mt Ruapehu facility
29 Jul 2020   /

New pou-whenu completes $2.3m Mt Ruapehu facility

 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 secure $120m in Govt funding
27 Jul 2020   /

Tourism projects secure $120m in Govt funding

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.


Nats cold on $360m SkyPath, commit to harbour crossing study
17 Jul 2020   /

Nats cold on $360m SkyPath, commit to harbour crossing study

Scoping work on a new harbour crossing would also begin if National won power in September, says the party’s new leader.


Tourism-related southern projects secure $34m
17 Jul 2020   /

Tourism-related southern projects secure $34m

The Govt is investing the cash in Fiordland’s Homer Tunnel, an Arrowtown museum, and a Balclutha hub.


PGF invests $2.5m in Raglan wharf upgrade
25 May 2020   /

PGF invests $2.5m in Raglan wharf upgrade

“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.”


Govt to fast-track consenting to get shovel-ready projects moving
4 May 2020  

Govt to fast-track consenting to get shovel-ready projects moving

Environment minister David Parker said the new processes would get projects started sooner and people into jobs faster.


Councils tote up shovel-ready wish lists
16 Apr 2020   /

Councils tote up shovel-ready wish lists

Councils around New Zealand are presenting the Government with lists of “shovel ready” projects collectively costing billions of dollars.


Air NZ charter flight brings German water engineers
16 Apr 2020   /

Air NZ charter flight brings German water engineers

An Air New Zealand charter flight returning from Frankfurt to Auckland via Vancouver is carrying five specialist water engineers.


Govt to invest $54bn in transport over the next 10 years
20 Mar 2020   /

Govt to invest $54bn in transport over the next 10 years

The Government will invest a record $54b in its balanced transport policy over the next decade.


Popular tourist routes affected by maintenance
20 Jan 2020   /

Popular tourist routes affected by maintenance

Two popular tourist routes in the South Island will be affected by maintenance and resealing this week.


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.