Provincial Growth Fund (PGF)

Government has allocated $3 billion, over three years, to enhance economic development opportunities in regional New Zealand. This is further supported by a commitment to improve employment outcomes across Aotearoa.

The Provincial Development Unit (PDU) has been established to support delivery of these commitments by working across government and with industry, communities, iwi and local government through three programmes: PGF, He Poutama Rangatahi and the Sector Workforce Engagement Programme.

About the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF)

Government has committed to investing $3 billion over three years in regional economic development.

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Project criteria and assessment

Proposed Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) projects will be assessed against key criteria.

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How to apply

Information you need to apply to the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) for funding.

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Support for applicants

People you can contact to discuss your application, who will provide helpful advice.

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Funding announcements

A list of all Provincial Growth Fund funding announcements by region

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Case studies

These three case studies illustrate how the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF) is assisting people in the regions.

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Public information

General information and official documents regarding the Provincial Growth Fund.

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