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Govt boost to take WOW international

Govt boost to take WOW international

The World of Wearable Art (WOW) event will receive $900,000 from the Government’s $10 million Major Events Fund to help raise its international profile and grow to the next level, Minister for Economic Development Steven Joyce announced today.

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Investment to support Art Deco Weekend

Investment to support Art Deco Weekend

The Government is investing $530,000 through the Major Events Development Fund to support the 2014 and 2015 Art Deco Weekends in Hawke’s Bay, Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce announced today.

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Kiwi ingenuity behind UCI BMX World Championships

Kiwi ingenuity behind UCI BMX World Championships

Kiwi innovation plays a starring role in this month’s UCI BMX World Championships in Auckland. The Government, through the Major Events Development Fund, has invested $350,000 to support the delivery and hosting of the event.

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Shaun White joins the growing number of stars competing at the Audi quattro Winter Games New Zealand

Reigning Olympic and world snowboarding legend, Shaun White has confirmed he will compete at next month’s Audi quattro Winter Games New Zealand 2013.

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Audi quattro Winter Games New Zealand 2013 Observer Programme

Positioned as one of the top five winter sports events in the world, 18 event professionals are being given the opportunity to participate in an Audi quattro Winter Games Observer Programme, studying the delivery of a "live" international event in some unique environments.

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The Worlds Best descend on New Zealand for the 2013 Audi quattro Winter Games

The Audi quattro Winter Games NZ takes place from 15-25 August 2013 in the Queenstown Lake District. Major Events Development Fund has invested in the 2009, 2011 and 2013 event.

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New NZAEP Bursaries Programme launched

Ten attendees of New Zealand’s premier events industry conference will be the lucky recipients of the inaugural Professional Development Bursary.

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Celebrating National Volunteer Week 2013

Celebrating National Volunteer Week 2013

National Volunteer Week 16 – 22 June 2013 celebrates the invaluable contribution of volunteering in New Zealand.

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Observer programme puts event professionals in pole position

Observer programme puts event professionals in pole position

The return of the V8 Supercars Championship to Pukekohe on 12-14 April 2013 proved an outstanding success both on and off the track.

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Auckland Arts Festival reports strong results

Auckland Arts Festival reports strong results

March saw Auckland host its sixth biennial arts festival. More than 175,000 people headed to Auckland Arts Festival events over 19 days.

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Backing Wanaka’s great race

One of Otago’s biggest sporting occasions, the Challenge Wanaka Triathlon Festival, has benefitted from almost $339,500 in Major Events Development Funding over three years starting from 2012.

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Last updated 4 April 2017