Funding recipients

The Tourism Recovery Ministers Group has approved funding from the Strategic Tourism Assets Protection Programme.

Businesses

The former Tourism Recovery Ministers approved funding from the Strategic Tourism Assets Protection Programme for 130 tourism assets. Funding agreements for the grant portion of funding have been signed by 126 businesses listed below, as of 20 November 2020.

Three recipients have declined grant funding but the offer of a loan is still available to them. These businesses do not appear on this list at this time

Tourism Asset Grant ($) Loan (tbc) Total ($)
Abel Tasman Sea Shuttles $500,000   $500,000
Abel Tasman Soul Ltd (Abel Tasman Kayaks) $500,000   $500,000
Air Milford $500,000   $500,000
Air Safaris $500,000   $500,000
AJ Hackett Bungy NZ $5,100,000   $5,100,000
Alpine Guides Aoraki $148,000   $148,000
Alpine Helicopters & Southern Lakes Heliski  $500,000   $500,000
Art Deco Trust $500,000   $500,000
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki $500,000   $500,000
Auckland Seaplanes $480,000   $480,000
Auckland Zoo Te Whare Kararehe o Tamaki Makaurau $500,000   $500,000
Backcountry Helicopters $500,000   $500,000
Black Cat Cruises $500,000   $500,000
Buried Village of Te Wairoa $500,000   $500,000
Cardrona and Treble Cone $500,000   $500,000
Caveworld $290,000   $290,000
Christchurch Adventure Park $500,000   $500,000
Christchurch Tram and Punting on the Avon $500,000   $500,000
Dark Sky Project $500,000   $500,000
Dart River Safaris $450,000   $450,000
Discover Waitomo $2,000,000   $2,000,000
Dive! Tutukaka $500,000   $500,000
Dolphin and Albatross Encounter $500,000   $500,000
Doubtful Sound Cruises $500,000   $500,000
Driving Creek $500,000   $500,000
Explore $500,000   $500,000
Fiordland Expeditions Limited $500,000   $500,000
Footprints Waipoua $390,595   $390,595
Forgotten World Adventures $220,000   $220,000
Fox Glacier Guiding $500,000   $500,000
Franz Josef Glacier Guides and Glacier Hot Pools $500,000   $500,000
Fullers Great Sights $500,000   $500,000
Glenbrook Vintage Railway $500,000   $500,000
Glenorchy Air $500,000   $500,000
Heliservices NZ $500,000   $500,000
Highlands Motorsport Park $500,000   $500,000
Howick Historical Village $500,000   $500,000
Huka Prawn Park $500,000   $500,000
INFLITE $500,000   $500,000
International Antarctic Centre $500,000   $500,000
JUCY Cruise $500,000   $500,000
Kaikoura Kayaks $500,000   $500,000
Kaiteriteri Kayaks $500,000   $500,000
Kapiti Island Nature Tours $500,000   $500,000
Kiwi Cave Rafting $500,000   $500,000
Kiwi Journeys $500,000   $500,000
Kiwi North $400,000   $400,000
KJet $500,000   $500,000
Ko Tāne $302,000   $302,000
Kohutapu Lodge and Tribal Tours Limited $500,000   $500,000
Lake Taupo Cruises $250,000   $250,000
Lakeland Queen $500,000   $500,000
Larnach Castle Limited $500,000   $500,000
Maniototo Curling International Inc. $199,766   $199,766
Marahau Sea Kayaks Ltd $366,000   $366,000
Marahau Water Taxis Ltd $500,000   $500,000
MDA Experiences $500,000 $500,000
Milford Sound Tourism $500,000   $500,000
Mitai Māori Village $500,000   $500,000
Monarch Wildlife Cruises and Tours $500,000   $500,000
National Aquarium of New Zealand $500,000   $500,000
National Kiwi Hatchery $500,000   $500,000
Natures Wonders $500,000   $500,000
New Zealand Maritime Museum Hui Te Ananui A Tangaroa $500,000   $500,000
Ngati Awa Tourism Limited & Te Manuka Tutahi Marae $500,000   $500,000
Oamaru Penguin Colony $500,000   $500,000
Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre $500,000   $500,000
Orakei Korako Cave & Thermal Park $500,000   $500,000
Orana Wildlife Park  $500,000   $500,000
Otago Museum $500,000   $500,000
Otorohanga Kiwi House $500,000   $500,000
Outback New Zealand (Nomad Safaris / Info & Track / Info & Snow) $500,000   $500,000
Over the Top $500,000   $500,000
Penguin Place Limited $500,000   $500,000
Polynesian Spa $500,000   $500,000
Pukaha National Wildlife Centre $450,000   $450,000
Puzzling World $500,000   $500,000
Rainbows End Theme Park $500,000   $500,000
Real Journeys Milford Sound $500,000   $500,000
River Valley $200,000   $200,000
Rotorua Canopy Tours $500,000   $500,000
Rover Tours Group Limited $500,000   $500,000
Royal Albatross Centre $500,000   $500,000
Salt Air $500,000   $500,000
Sand Safaris & Dune Riders $500,000   $500,000
SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton's $500,000   $500,000
Shantytown Heritage Park $500,000   $500,000
Skydive Queenstown Ltd $500,000   $500,000
Skyline Queenstown $500,000   $500,000
Skyline Rotorua $500,000   $500,000
South Pacific Helicopters &  Wings over Whales $500,000   $500,000
Southern Alps Air Limited $500,000   $500,000
Southern Discoveries $500,000   $500,000
Spellbound Glowworm and Cave Tour $401,440   $401,440
Stewart Island Ferry Service $500,000   $500,000
Taupo DeBretts Spa Resort $500,000   $500,000
Te Anau Glowworm Caves $500,000   $500,000
Te Anau Helicopter Services $500,000   $500,000
Te Hana Te Ao Marama $210,000   $210,000
Te Puia $500,000   $500,000
Tekapo Springs $500,000   $500,000
The Arts Centre Te Matatiki Toi Ora $500,000   $500,000
The Duke of Marlborough Hotel $500,000   $500,000
The Kauri Museum $500,000   $500,000
Totally Tourism  $500,000   $500,000
Transport World $500,000   $500,000
True South Flights $500,000   $500,000
TSS Earnslaw  $500,000   $500,000
Velocity Valley $400,000   $400,000
Volcanic Air $500,000   $500,000
Waewae Pounamu $320,000   $320,000
Waimangu Volcanic Valley $500,000   $500,000
Waimarama Maori Tours $260,000   $260,000
Waiotapu Thermal Wonderland $500,000   $500,000
Waitomo Adventures $500,000   $500,000
Wanaka River Journeys $215,101   $215,101
Wellington Zoo $500,000   $500,000
West Coast Wildlife Centre $500,000   $500,000
Westcoast Treetop Walk and Café $500,000   $500,000
Whakarewarewa - The Living Maori Village $500,000   $500,000
Whale Watch Kaikoura $1,500,000   $1,500,000
Wilkin River Jets $500,000   $500,000
Wilsons Abel Tasman National Park Ltd $500,000   $500,000
Zealandia $500,000   $500,000
Ziptrek Ecotours $500,000   $500,000
Zorb Rotorua $300,000   $300,000

Regional Tourism Organisations

The following 31 Regional Tourism Organisations have received funding through the STAPP programme.

Regional Tourism Organisations Approved
Northland Inc. Limited $700,000
Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development $1,000,000
Destination Coromandel Trust $700,000
Hamilton & Waikato Tourism $700,000
Trust Tairāwhiti Ltd $400,000
Western Bay of Plenty Tourism and Visitors Trust (Operating as: Tāpoi Te Moananui ā Toi | Tourism Bay of Plenty) $700,000
Hawke's Bay Tourism $700,000
Visit Ruapehu $700,000
Destination Lake Taupō Trust (known as Destination Great Lake Taupō - DGLT) $700,000
Rotorua Economic Development Limited $1,000,000
Venture Taranaki Trust $700,000
Whanganui and Partners Ltd $700,000
Central Economic Development Agency Ltd (CEDA) $700,000
Destination Wairarapa $400,000
Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency Ltd. (WREDA) $1,000,000
Nelson Regional Development Agency (NRDA) $700,000
Destination Marlborough $700,000
Development West Coast $400,000
Destination Kaikōura $400,000
Hurunui Tourism $400,000
ChristchurchNZ Ltd $1,000,000
ChristchurchNZ Ltd (on behalf of Mackenzie District Council) $400,000
Venture Timaru Ltd T/A Aoraki Development & Tourism $400,000
Tourism Waitaki Limited $400,000
Dunedin City Council $700,000
Lake Wanaka Tourism Inc $700,000
Central Otago District Council $700,000
Destination Queenstown Incorporated $1,000,000
Destination Fiordland Incorporated $400,000
Clutha Development Incorporated $400,000
Great South $700,000
Total $20,200,000
Last updated: 20 November 2020