Tourism Infrastructure Fund: Round 6 funding recipients

Round 6 of the Tourism Infrastructure Fund awarded $15,061,148 of funding to 62 projects.

Ashburton District Council

$277,000 for redevelopment of Rakaia Gorge toilets and Observation Deck

Central Hawkes Bay District Council

$372,400 for Rongomaraeroa Marae wastewater system connection

$107,900 for upgrades to Pourerere Beach Reserve carparking and beach access, water supply, viewing platform and signage

$63,507 for a dump station at Takapau

$194,250 for enhancements to toilets and signage at Otaia/Lindsay Bush Reserve carpark

Central Otago District Council

$296,600 for additional toilet facilities for Ranfurly and Cromwell

Chatham Islands Council

$635,858 for enhancements and health and safety upgrades to a number of tourist locations: Stone Cottage, Tame Horomona statue site, Blind Jim’s, Owenga Lookout, Northern Volcanic Lookout,Thomas Mohi Tuuta Scenic Reserve Walk, and Port Hutt Transit of Venus Observatory 

Christchurch City Council

$298,250 for redevelopment of the Naval Point toilets facilities

Coromandel Independent Living Trust

$192,027 additional funding for public amenities block project

Far North District Council

$340,500 for enhancements to Kaikohe Freedom Camping site and dump station

$75,566 for 10 Smart Bins to high use locations across the Far North

$88,500 for upgrades to the Rangiputa trailer boat parking area

$259,500 for upgrades to the Waipapa Landing trailer boat parking area

Grey District Council

$181,500 for provision of amenities at Mitchell’s Shelter, Lake Brunner

Hamilton City Council

$749,549 for improvements to visitor safety infrastructure at Hamilton Gardens

Hauraki District Council

$148,408 for installation of public toilets at Patetonga

Hawkes Bay Regional Council

$400,000 for public toilets at star compass site at Waitangi Regional Park  

Hurunui District Council

$348,022 across eight projects to install KiwiCamp infrastructure in campgrounds throughout the district

Invercargill City Council

$981,380 for upgrades to Bluff Hill Motupōhue Precinct toilets and expansion of carparks and shared paths

Kaikōura District Council

$135,860 to construct additional toilet facility at the northern entrance to Kaikōura

Kaipara District Council

$112,860 for upgrade to Pahi public toilets and wastewater system

$87,500 for upgrade to carpark, drainage, lighting and installation of toilets at Rangiora Road Reserve

$213,500 for upgrade to Rangiora Road Boat Ramp Carpark

$124,000 for redevelopment of Poutu Carpark to provide safe access to the beach and wharf

Kapiti Coast District Council

$132,000 for installation of toilet and amenities at Waikanae River/Kapiti Cycle Route Pathway

$134,250 for installation of toilets and amenities at Chrystall’s Bend Ōtaki River

$68,750 for installation of toilets and amenities at Hemi Matenga Reserve

$200,000 for installation of new public toilet at the Paraparaumu Transport Hub

Masterton District Council

$238,750 for toilets and bike stands on Lansdowne Trail and wetland viewing platform

Matakana Coast Trail Trust

$180,200 for carpark expansion and bike hub for Puhoi Pioneers Reserve

Napier City Council

$700,000 for visitor shelter and facilities at the Iron Pot Waka Hub

Te Rūnanga o Moeraki

$113,000 for improvements to Takiroa and Maerewhenua Rock Art sites

National Wetland Trust of New Zealand

$52,500 for infrastructure supporting the Rotopiko Wetland Discovery Centre, improving trails and information

Nelson City Council

$203,475 for safety upgrade to Maitai shared path

Porirua City Council

$1,474,700 for extension of the carpark, toilets and pedestrian overbridge at Rangituhi Park

Rangitikei District Council

$56,000 for upgrade of toilet facility at Springvale Suspension Bridge rest area

Selwyn District Council

$288,950 for upgrade to public toilets at Waimakariri Gorge, Darfield Grain Shed Reserve, Little River Rail Trail, and carpark improvements at Joyce Reserve and Lake Lyndon Reserve.

Southland District Council

$397,500 for wayfinding pou and supporting infrastructure to be sited at tourist locations in the region conceptually aligning with the Matariki constellation

Tasman District Council

$170,017 for extension of a shared path in Pōhara to address safety concerns

$320,242 for development of a shared pathway at Kaiteriteri Estuary to address safety concerns

Te Matatiki Toi Ora The Arts Centre, Christchurch

$678,526 for construction of public toilets to address capacity issues

Te Tākinga Marae Trust

$120,000 for construction of a Matariki viewing platform and waharoa, public toilet facility, interpretive signage

Waikato District Council

$965,000 for construction of shared walking/cycle path to provide safer access from Raglan township to the beach

Wairoa District Council

$106,080 for upgrade of Oraka public toilet facility

$106,080 for upgrade of Nūhaka public toilet

$498,000 for upgrade of Wairoa Camping ground toilet facilities

$66,000 for installation of Big Belly Bins

Waitaki District Council

$172,026 for upgrade of toilets at Awamoa

$168,665 for upgrade to carpark and toilets at Bushy Beach Scenic Reserve

Waitomo District Council

$85,000 for safety enhancements to Legends Walkway with the Te Kuiti Legends sculptures

$56,000 for safety upgrade to walking tracks across Brook Park to summit of Motakiora

$165,000 for improvements to Mokau toilets

Western Bay of Plenty District Council

$100,000 for Waihi Beach Matariki Stargazing Platforms which will help to address environmental protection issues and assist understanding of the cultural significance of the site

$60,000 for development of a carpark and public toilets at Poripori

$300,000 for upgrade to access road to TECT Park Events Area

Last updated: 24 June 2022