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Hard-hit tourism areas get $10m for infrastructure

Paul McBeth
Fri, 16 Jul 2021

Kaikōura received $1.9 million from the funding round. (Image: Deposit Photos)
Paul McBeth
Fri, 16 Jul 2021
The hardest hit tourism regions will get a $10 million boost to help improve their facilities in the latest round of the tourism infrastructure fund.Tourism minister Stuart Nash today announced 57 tourism projects will receive a total of $18.6m from the funding round, with more than half going to the Kaikōura, Mackenzie, Queenstown Lakes, Fiordland and South Westland districts.“The five South Island areas were heavily reliant on international tourism. Domestic tourism is experiencing a boom as Kiwi travellers embrace the call to ‘do...

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