Please note that the Major Events Development Fund is fully subscribed for the 2016/17 financial year (1 July 2016 – 30 June 2017). Therefore, New Zealand Major Events is not accepting applications that require investment in the 2016/17 year.
Applications seeking investment for future years will continue to be accepted in the application rounds as advertised on this website.
If you have any queries, please contact Shauna Mendez, Funding Coordinator on 04 474 2641 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Application deadlines - 2017
The applications dates and estimated dates of notification for Round One 2017 are listed below.
Closing date – Stage One Applications
Closing date – Stage Two Applications
Applicants notified of decision (estimate)
|02 May 2017|| |
16 May 2017
Week commencing 14 August 2017
Application closing dates are likely change from year to year, taking into account availability of the Ministers Group and the Investment Panel. In most cases, Major Events will publically notify application closing dates five months in advance of the first funding round.
If you are considering making an application for Major Events Development Fund investment, please contact the friendly team at New Zealand Major Events well in advance of investment round closing dates.
Applicants complete and submit a Stage One Application Form. If successful, they are invited to submit another, more detailed application for Stage Two.
Invited applicants are advised of the Stage Two application requirements which include the presentation of:
A comprehensive business plan
A detailed event budget
Market segmentation and sizing analysis
A marketing and promotional plan
Full details of the event’s governance and delivery models
Copies of any international hosting agreements
All financial statements (audited if possible)
A risk management plan
The Major Events Assurance Information Form (to be supplied)
Event underwriter information
Endorsements from relevant national bodies, stakeholders, local authorities and associated organisations
A financial sustainability plan (for recurring events only)
Any other requirements as requested.