Annual Performance Report 2021/22

This report outlines the performance and status of the IVL projects in Year 3 of the IVL programme (1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022).

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

Financial performance

This section covers revenue and expenditure for the International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy (IVL) in 2021 to 2022 and the budgeted, actual, and forecast expenditure for the IVL projects.

Individual projects’ financial performance

Since the International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy (IVL) began in 2019, the Joint IVL Ministers have approved 14 projects for investment.

Project progress

Current Tourism and Conservation Projects’ Progress.

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This document is a guide only. It should not be used as a substitute for legislation or legal advice. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is not responsible for the results of any actions taken based on information in this document, or for any errors or omissions.


Credit to Leon Berard, Department of Conservation Ranger, for the photographs used in this report.

Last updated: 25 July 2023