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Officials weigh tourism infrastructure fund applications

Staff reporters
Mon, 17 May 2021

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) officials are wading through 73 applications from councils and community organisations seeking a slice of $13 million up for grabs in the latest Tourism Infrastructure Fund round.Applications came from the five regions flagged as being at the front of the queue – Kaikōura, Mackenzie, Queenstown Lakes, Fiordland and South Westland districts – and are expected to be told of the outcome in late June or early July.“A common theme across the applications was funding for upgradi...

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