Watchdog leaps into investigate AJ Hackett Bungy funding

Rebecca Stevenson
Fri, 05 Feb 2021

Rebecca Stevenson
Fri, 05 Feb 2021
The minister-controlled fund which doled out millions to private tourism businesses, including AJ Hackett Bungy and the multi-national owner of Sea Life Kelly Tarlton’s  Aquarium, will be scrutinised by the auditor-general.Auditor-general John Ryan said today he will look into aspects of the government’s strategic tourism assets protection programme and how AJ Hackett Bungy, Whale Watch Kaikōura and Tourism Holding’s Waitomo operation were approved to get a handout before the formal funding round opened.The more than...

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