Tourism Infrastructure Fund: Round 1 funding recipients
Round 1 of the Tourism Infrastructure Fund awarded funding to 33 applications with a total of $14,161,964 awarded.
The recipients were:
Gisborne District Council
$1,269,300 to build car parks and walkways at Inner Harbour and Titirangi Maunga, in preparation for the 250th commemoration of the arrival of James Cook.
Grey District Council
$601,039 to build public infrastructure, like toilets, signage and car parks, in Blackball ahead of the opening of the Pike 29 Memorial Track.
Hauraki District Council
$215,830 to install low pressure pumps at the Karangahake toilets which will pump wastewater to the Paeroa wastewater treatment network.
Hurunui District Council
$2,250,000 to upgrade the Hanmer Springs wastewater system to a land-disposal system.
Mackenzie District Council
$294,000 to build a new car park and walkways to redirect vehicles and pedestrians around the Church of the Good Shepherd.
Masterton District Council
$111,470 to upgrade existing toilet facilities at the Castlepoint Lighthouse.
Matamata-Piako District Council
$221,000 to expand the car park at the entrance to Wairere Falls.
Nelson City Council
$135,000 to build car parks, toilets, and bike wash-down facilities at Andrew’s Field.
New Plymouth District Council
$708,500 to build car parks and toilets at the entrance to the Egmont National Park and Pouakai Crossing Trail.
Opotiki District Council
$279,895 to upgrade existing toilet and car park facilities at Te Ahiaua.
Ruapehu District Council
$748,500 to build car parks, toilets, footpaths and a dump station in the National Park village.
$100,000 to build new toilets and ablution blocks at Raetihi.
$155,000 for a feasibility study on wastewater management issues for Ohakune and Raetihi.
Selwyn District Council
$83,150 to build new toilets next to the Castle Hill community centre car park.
$72,500 to build a better wastewater treatment system and effluent bed to support existing toilets in Springfield.
Southland District Council
$220,565 to provide freedom camping facilities in the Lumsden town centre.
$235,200 to build a land disposal system for wastewater at Knobs Flat.
South Wairarapa District Council
$112,000 to build toilet facilities at White Rock, Sandy Bay, and Ngawi.
Tasman District Council
$335,000 for toilet and shower facilities, and rubbish compactors at key tourist spots in the Tasman District.
Taupo District Council
$281,000 to build toilet facilities and improve accessibility around the Otumuheke Stream in Taupo’s Spa Park.
$15,000 for a feasibility study on an increase in the number of freedom campers at the Hippatua/Reids Farm reserve.
Tauranga City Council
$1,000,000 to improve Omanawa Falls Power Station Reserve to provide safe public access to the bottom of Omanawa Falls.
Thames Coromandel District Council
$103,500 for car park resealing, wharf path relocation and a new visitor shelter at Hannaford’s Wharf.
Waikato District Council
$868,000 to build new toilet and rubbish facilities at Raglan.
Wairoa District Council
$56,250 to improve freedom camping and traffic management at Oraka Beach.
Westland District Council
$1,985,800 to build a wastewater treatment plant alongside existing oxidation ponds in Franz Josef.
$394,320 to build new toilet facilities, a dump station, shelter, bus depot and car park at the Haast township.
$485,325 to build a car park, toilets and shelter at Sunset Point.
$475,820 to upgrade existing car parks and toilets at Hokitika Gorge.
Whanganui District Council
$120,000 to build toilet and freedom camping facilities in Jerusalem (Hiruharama) and Anzac Parade.
Whangarei District Council
$204,000 to upgrade the existing Bascule car park, which caters for visitors to the nearby Hatea Loop Walkway.
$10,000 for a feasibility study on parking capacity issues at the Whangarei Quarry Gardens.
$15,000 for a feasibility study on parking and toilet capacity issues at Abbey Caves.