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STAPP keeps Velocity Valley alive after “scary ride” for survival…
27 Sep 2021   /

STAPP keeps Velocity Valley alive after “scary ride” for survival…

A $400k STAPP grant is the only reason the attraction is open, says MD Simon Short.


Govt allocates $110m in STAPP loans, names 26 ITOs supported
14 May 2021  

Govt allocates $110m in STAPP loans, names 26 ITOs supported

One tourism group secures $30m in loans and grants from the programme.


MBIE’s reasons for why three operators got early STAPP grants
8 Mar 2021   /

MBIE’s reasons for why three operators got early STAPP grants

The ministry appears to have provided advice to ministers on only two of the three tourism businesses.


STAPP “robust, consistent”, TNZ’s domestic pivot potential breach – MBIE
24 Feb 2021   /

STAPP “robust, consistent”, TNZ’s domestic pivot potential breach – MBIE

MBIE said it was satisfied with the process “given the pace and urgency in which it was delivered”.


ProGuidesNZ: STAPP “totally biased and very unjust”
11 Feb 2021   /

ProGuidesNZ: STAPP “totally biased and very unjust”

Support packages awarded to a select number of predominantly large tourist operators were “totally biased and very unjust”.


Nash “open” to STAPP scrutiny, says possible lessons to learn
5 Feb 2021   /

Nash “open” to STAPP scrutiny, says possible lessons to learn

The tourism minister says the Auditor-General is the right person to conduct the inquiry.


TIA “pleased” at STAPP inquiry, but grants already issued must stand
5 Feb 2021   /

TIA “pleased” at STAPP inquiry, but grants already issued must stand

Tourism Industry Aotearoa has welcome the Auditor-General’s inquiry into the Government’s Strategic Tourism Assets Protection Programme.


Auditor-General John Ryan launches inquiry into $290m STAPP
5 Feb 2021   /

Auditor-General John Ryan launches inquiry into $290m STAPP

John Ryan says he was prompted to act by concerns raised by operators and the amount of public funding involved.


Last STAPP grant confirmed – $67m total allocated
27 Nov 2020  

Last STAPP grant confirmed – $67m total allocated

By region, Otago, Bay of Plenty and Canterbury secure the most money from the programme.


One more STAPP grant left to be allocated – MBIE
25 Nov 2020  

One more STAPP grant left to be allocated – MBIE

Tak Mutu’s MDA Experiences is the penultimate operator to secure funding from the programme.


Summit 2020: Nash rules out revisiting STAPP
18 Nov 2020   /

Summit 2020: Nash rules out revisiting STAPP

The new tourism minister says he wants to move forward rather than look back at how funding was allocated.


Disgruntled STAPP group urges review under new minister
4 Nov 2020   /

Disgruntled STAPP group urges review under new minister

Lawyer Andy Glenie says new tourism minister Stuart Nash should reconsider how best to support all tourism businesses.


Cave rafters, Māori attraction secure $500k STAPP grants
27 Oct 2020  

Cave rafters, Māori attraction secure $500k STAPP grants

The operators are the latest to receive the maximum $500k grant from the programme. 


Napier, Tekapo attractions secure $500k STAPP grants
19 Oct 2020  

Napier, Tekapo attractions secure $500k STAPP grants

Both operators would each receive the maximum $500,000 through the programme. 


Zipline, kiwi attractions each secure $500k STAPP funding
12 Oct 2020  

Zipline, kiwi attractions each secure $500k STAPP funding

The tourism businesses are the latest to have their STAPP support confirmed.


Operators slam Davis over STAPP response
9 Oct 2020  

Operators slam Davis over STAPP response

A group considering legal action label the tourism minister’s response to their concerns “disappointing, disrespectful”.


Prawn park among latest to secure $500k STAPP grants
2 Oct 2020  

Prawn park among latest to secure $500k STAPP grants

Highlands Motorsport Park at Cromwell, Wilsons Abel Tasman National Park Limited, and Huka Prawn Park near Taupō are the latest attractions to have secured Strategic Tourism Assets Protection Programme funding.


Tourism NZ advice saw half of ITO applicants miss out on STAPP
30 Sep 2020   /

Tourism NZ advice saw half of ITO applicants miss out on STAPP

But it also saw Govt more than double the number of ITOs it initially planned to support.


Wayfare businesses secure $3.5m from STAPP
28 Sep 2020  

Wayfare businesses secure $3.5m from STAPP

Seven tourism operations owned by the Queenstown-based group have each received the maximum $500k grant.


STAPP: $57m in grants to 107 tourism businesses confirmed
22 Sep 2020  

STAPP: $57m in grants to 107 tourism businesses confirmed

More than three-quarters of successful applicants have had their grants officially confirmed.


STAPP: 13 more operators confirmed with $6.4m grants
21 Sep 2020  

STAPP: 13 more operators confirmed with $6.4m grants

Te Puia, Southern Discoveries, and INFLITE are among the latest batch of operators to have had their grants revealed.


MBIE recommended scrapping STAPP after applications received
16 Sep 2020  

MBIE recommended scrapping STAPP after applications received

Newly released documents paint a picture of a confused, rushed process with big gaps.


Another 53 businesses share $25m in STAPP grants
15 Sep 2020  

Another 53 businesses share $25m in STAPP grants

Black Cat Cruises, Fuller Great Sights and Polynesian Spa are among the latest operators to have grants confirmed.


Davis drops biggest hint yet of STAPP reallocation
14 Sep 2020   /

Davis drops biggest hint yet of STAPP reallocation

However, the wait for any reallocated funds could be months away.


STAPP loan terms revealed, 26 ITOs approved
3 Sep 2020   /

STAPP loan terms revealed, 26 ITOs approved

Successful STAPP applicants and inbound tour operators will be able to access the cheap debt.


Govt reveals $10m of STAPP grants for 23 operators
31 Aug 2020   /

Govt reveals $10m of STAPP grants for 23 operators

Both large and small tourism business owners have secured multiple grants for different operations.


Ngāi Tahu Tourism revives operations with STAPP support
10 Aug 2020   /

Ngāi Tahu Tourism revives operations with STAPP support

Three of the operator’s tourism businesses will be brought out of hibernation.


Davis defends AJ Hackett Bungy NZ grant in Parliament
5 Aug 2020   /

Davis defends AJ Hackett Bungy NZ grant in Parliament

Tourism minister Kelvin Davis has defended the Government’s support for AJ Hackett Bungy NZ under questioning in Parliament.


What now for ITOs after “kick in the teeth” from Govt?
4 Aug 2020   /

What now for ITOs after “kick in the teeth” from Govt?

The Govt’s exclusion of ITOs from receiving STAPP grants is devastating and will slow recovery, say operators.


Davis to operators: “Hard decisions have to be made”
3 Aug 2020   /

Davis to operators: “Hard decisions have to be made”

The minister justifies his STAPP decisions and says those who missed out must assess their “long-term viability”.


The major attraction that did not apply for STAPP support
3 Aug 2020   /

The major attraction that did not apply for STAPP support

It was “not a suitable fit”, says one of the country’s top visitor attractions.


Which operators are “strategic assets”? Here are 51 of them
1 Aug 2020   /

Which operators are “strategic assets”? Here are 51 of them

From large aquariums to cycle rentals, both well-known and relatively obscure businesses have secured STAPP support.


Govt provides $246m for 126 “strategic tourism assets”
1 Aug 2020   /

Govt provides $246m for 126 “strategic tourism assets”

The Govt also unveiled a $20m loan facility for ITOs and a $50m events fund.


STAPP support for Dunedin Railways sought
2 Jul 2020   /

STAPP support for Dunedin Railways sought

Dunedin City Holdings has applied to the Government’s Strategic Tourism Assets Protection Programme for assets including the Taieri Gorge line.


Bungy NZ facing “significant losses” despite $10m support
25 Jun 2020   /

Bungy NZ facing “significant losses” despite $10m support

The funding consists of a $5m grant in the first year followed by a $5m loan, if required.


PM Ardern, tourism minister Davis visiting Queenstown
23 Jun 2020   /

PM Ardern, tourism minister Davis visiting Queenstown

Prime minister Jacinda Ardern and tourism minister Kelvin Davis are visiting Queenstown on Friday.


300+ tourism businesses apply for STAPP
22 Jun 2020   /

300+ tourism businesses apply for STAPP

More than 300 businesses have applied for support from the Government’s Strategic Tourism Assets Protection Programme.


Last day for operators to apply for STAPP
18 Jun 2020   /

Last day for operators to apply for STAPP

Operators have until 5pm today to get their applications in for support from the Strategic Tourism Assets Protection Programme.


Watch: 60 operators expected to get STAPP support – Davis
17 Jun 2020   /

Watch: 60 operators expected to get STAPP support – Davis

Around 60 operators are now expected to be helped by the Government’s Strategic Tourism Assets Protection Programme, says Kelvin Davis.


Whale Watch secures $1.5m from assets protection programme
10 Jun 2020   /

Whale Watch secures $1.5m from assets protection programme

The funding follows the $4m announced for Tourism Holdings’ Discover Waitomo.