Funding announcements

 A list of all Provincial Growth Fund funding announcements by region

Region Project Recipient Amount announced Date announced
Bay of Plenty Rotorua Big Moves - Lakefront and Whakarewarewa Forest Rotorua Lakes Council $811,625 29-Jun
Bay of Plenty Minginui Nursery Ngati Whare Holdings $5,800,000 15-Mar
Bay of Plenty Rail Freight Opportunities - Kawerau/Murupara KiwiRail $250,000 23-Feb
East Coast / Tairawhiti Whakaki catchment cultural and economic assessments Hawke's Bay Regional Council $100,000 14-Aug
Hawke's Bay Wairoa Capability Support Wairoa District Council $250,000 31-Jul
Hawke's Bay Hawke's Bay Food Innovation Hub  Hastings District Council $200,000 22-Jun
Hawke's Bay Wairoa to Napier Railway KiwiRail $5,000,000 23-Feb
Hawke's Bay Whakaki Lower Catchment Pilot Project Hawke's Bay Regional Council $100,000 23-Feb
Manawatū-Whanganui Whakapapa High-Speed Gondola Ruapehu Alpine Lifts Ltd $10,000,000 15-Jun
Manawatū-Whanganui Manawatū-Whanganui Tree Planting Horizons Regional Council $970,600 15-Jun
Manawatū-Whanganui Rail Freight Opportunities - Whanganui Rail Upgrade KiwiRail $3,000,000 23-Feb
Manawatū-Whanganui Whanganui Port Development Whanganui District Council $3,000,000 23-Feb
Manawatū-Whanganui Whanganui Port - Geotechnical Feasibility Whanganui District Council $90,000 23-Feb
Multi-region Upper North Island Port Study Ministry of Transport Commercial in-confidence 23-Feb
Multi-region The Howard League Driver License Initiative The Howard League for Penal Reform $7,500,000 1-Jun
Multi-region Afforestation Grants Scheme (AGS) Various recipients $6,500,000 23-Feb
Multi-region Erosion Control Funding Programme Various recipients $8,400,000 23-Feb
Multi-region Remembrance Tree Planting Programme Forestry NZ $5,000,000 25-Apr
Multi-region Trees that Count Project Crimson Trust $6,600,000 1-Jun
Northland Business Case Development – Northland Rail Upgrade New Zealand Transport Agency $500,000 1-Jun
Northland Twin Coast Discovery Route New Zealand Transport Agency Up to
Northland Hundertwasser Arts Centre Whangarei Arts Museum Trust Up to
Northland Ngāti Rehia Kauri Sanctuary Ngāti Rehia $288,000 1-Jun
Northland Ngāti Rangi Manuka and Kanuka oil distillery Ngāti Rehia Up to $70,000 1-Jun
Northland Ngati Hine Forestry Trust Joint Venture Ngati Hine Forestry Trust $6,000,000 31-May
Northland Ngati Hine Manuka Planting Training Programme Ngati Hine Forestry Trust $1,900,000 31-May
Northland Russell Wharf Far North Holdings Ltd Up to $5,000,000 16-Mar
Northland Opua Wharf Far North Holdings Ltd 16-Mar
Northland Paihia Wharf Far North Holdings Ltd 16-Mar
Northland Kawakawa Tourism Hub Far North Holdings Ltd $2,300,000 23-Feb
Northland Waipapa Intersection Improvement New Zealand Transport Agency $9,000,000 23-Feb
Northland Totara Industry Proposal - pilot Scion $450,000 23-Feb
Northland Hihiaua Stage One Hihiaua Cultural Centre $1,000,000 23-Feb
Northland Manea Footprints of Kupe Far North Holdings Ltd $4,600,000 23-Feb
Northland Bay of Islands Airport Terminal Upgrade Far North Holdings Ltd $1,700,000 16-Mar
Otago Otago Strategic Framework Otago Regional Economic Development Steering Group $60,000 19-July
Otago Dunedin Waterfront Project Dunedin City Council $820,000 19-July
Southland Rail Freight Opportunities - South Port KiwiRail $250,000 23-Feb
Tairāwhiti Tairāwhiti Roading Package Ministry of Transport Up to $137m 7-Sept
Tairāwhiti Mt Titirangi - Puhi Kai Iti Connection Gisborne District Council Up to $6.1m 7-Sept
Tairāwhiti Gisborne Airport Eastland Group Ltd $5.5m 7-Sept
Tairāwhiti Cooks Landing Restoration Gisborne District Council $1.6m 7-Sept
Tairāwhiti New Zealand Macadamia Industry Development Project NZ Macadamia Ltd $995,000 7-Sept
Tairāwhiti Tairāwhiti Rail Feasibility Study PDU to contract directly Up to $600,000 7-Sept
Tairāwhiti Far East Sawmill Spectrum $500,000 7-Sept
Tairāwhiti Manaia Forestry Skills Training (Pilot) TrainME Quality Service $301,000 7-Sept
Tairāwhiti Regional Action Plan Programme Manager Eastland Community Trust $90,000 7-Sept
Tairāwhiti Water and Waste Management Cedenco $30,000 7-Sept
Tairāwhiti Gisborne Inner Harbour Project Eastland Group Ltd $2,300,000 23-Feb
Tairāwhiti Maukauri Aquifer Recharge Gisborne District Council $542,000 23-Feb
Tairāwhiti Wood Engineering Centre of Excellence Eastland Community Trust $200,000 23-Feb
Tairāwhiti Gisborne Tourism Product Development Activate Tairāwhiti $60,000 23-Feb
Tairāwhiti Te Ha Sestercentennial Project Te Ha 1769 Sestercentennial Trust $1,000,000 23-Feb
Taranaki Hydrogen supply infrastructure front end engineering design, planning and cost estimation to support H2 Taranaki Hiringa Energy Ltd $950,000 12-Jul
Taranaki General Manager Transitional Economy Venture Taranaki Trust $600,000 12-Jul
Taranaki H2 Taranaki - Roadmap Development Venture Taranaki Trust $50,000 6-Apr
Taranaki Rail Freight Opportunities - New Plymouth Eastgate KiwiRail $250,000 23-Feb
Taranaki The Business Guide to Tree Planting on Taranaki Hill Country Taranaki Regional Council $250,000 6-Apr
Taranaki Business Case Development - Future Foods - Food Network Future Foods $50,000 6-Apr
Taranaki Venture Taranaki Major Regional Food Opportunities Venture Taranaki Trust $125,000 6-Apr
Taranaki Tapuae Roa: Māori Enterprise and Education Stocktake Taranaki Māori Trust Board $100,000 6-Apr
Taranaki SH43 Business Case Development (Single Stage) New Zealand Transport Agency $400,000 6-Apr
Taranaki Taranaki Crossing Experience
To be confirmed $13,400,000 6-Apr
Taranaki New Energy Development Centre Venture Taranaki Trust $100,000 6-Apr
Taranaki Taranaki Innovation Precincts Venture Taranaki Trust $100,000 6-Apr
Taranaki Taranaki Cathedral Project Taranaki Anglican Board trust $5,000,000 6-Apr
West Coast Hokitika to Westport feasibility KiwiRail $250,000 20-Jul
West Coast Port upgrade and redevelopment feasibility studies (Westport and Grey combined)

Buller District Council & Grey District Council
$125,000 20-Jul
West Coast Greymouth Master Plan Grey District Council $250,000 20-Jul
West Coast Wilderness Cycle Trail Westland District Council $500,000 23-Feb
West Coast Old Ghost Road Cycle Trail Mokihinui-Lyel Backcountry Trust $500,000 23-Feb
West Coast Punakaiki Master Plan Buller District Council $100,000 23-Feb
TOTAL Up to $126,395,600

Note: PGF funding is approved in principle and announced, after which contracts are negotiated. Some funding may depend on completion of business cases. Payments are made once agreed milestones are met. These are set as part of contract negotiations, and differ from project to project.