Tourism Infrastructure Fund: Round 1 funding recipients

Round 1 of the Tourism Infrastructure Fund awarded funding to 34 applications with a total of $14,222,594 awarded.

The recipients were:

Far North District Council

$147,905 to build new toilet facilities on a freedom camping site near Kaimaumau.

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.

$388,545 to upgrade existing car parks and toilets at Hokitika Gorge.

$485,325 to build a car park, toilets and shelter at Sunset Point.

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.