Annual Performance Report 2019/20

This report outlines the performance and status of the 10 initial IVL projects – 6 in the conservation portfolio and 4 in the tourism portfolio that were funded in the first year of the IVL programme (1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020).

This is the web version of the Annual Performance Report 2019/20.

See below for a link to the PDF version for printing.

International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy (IVL) Programme – Annual Performance Report 2019/20 [PDF, 837 KB]

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The International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy (IVL) programme ensures tourism continues to benefit communities, visitors and the environment, helping to create productive, sustainable and inclusive tourism growth that enriches New Zealanders’ lives.

2019/20 Overview

The initial round of IVL programme investments was announced in August 2020. The 10 investments totalled $18.7m funding in the 2019/20 year, with a total of $38.9m across the life of the investments.

Looking ahead

In 2020/21 the priority for the programme is to ensure successful continuation of previously funded projects.

Section 1: Financial performance

Read about the IVL’s revenue generation and expenditure for 2019/20.

Section 2: Project progress reporting

Read about how the projects progressed against the key IVL milestones in 2019/20.